The Seaflower Namibia women’s hockey team put in a thrilling performance to beat the United States on a penalty shootout and claim the ninth position at the Indoor Hockey World Cup on last Saturday.
NAMIBIA produced an outstanding performance to beat the United States on a penalty shoot-out and claim the ninth position at the Indoor Hockey World Cup on Saturday.
The United States had taken a 3-1 lead at halftime but Namibia fought back strongly to take a 5-3 lead with four minutes to go.
The United States, however, struck back with two late goals to force the match into a penalty shootout.
Namibia’s keeper Petro Stoffberg was in excellent form, saving all three of the States’ shots and although Gillian Hermanus’ shot was saved, Kiana Cormack scored to give Namibia a 1-0 win in the shootout.
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