Belgium is the first Hockey champion of the world. The Team of coach Shane McLeod defeated in the final crime novel from Bhubaneswar to shoot in India, the Netherlands 3:2 in the penalty. After the regular season, it 0 had been:0.
Oh what a feeling – GOLD #HWC2018 #belned #RoarForGold pic.twitter.com/AlglZwXsbK
— Belgian Red Lions (@BELRedLions) 16. December 2018,
The decisive Penalty for the first major international title of the “Red lion” turned Florent van Aubel. Then Jeroen Hertzberger failed for the Dutch, who were in the penalty 2:0 shoot already in the lead. The Belgian, winner of the silver medal from Rio, had the selection of the German Hockey Federation in the quarter-finals with 2:1 defeated. The Team of national coach Stefan Kermas was the Fifth.
The Dutchman missed after her triumphs in the years 1973, 1990 and 1998, the fourth title that would have meant a tie with the record champion of Pakistan. Rank three had previously secured Australia with a 8:1 victory against England. For the “Kookaburras” was the bronze medal is a disappointment, they were aiming for a third world Cup title in the series.