SPO-CWG-IND-HOCK-MEN - Indian men beat South Africa 3-2 to enter CWG hockey final
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
Birmingham, Aug 6 (PTI) Olympic bronze medallist India eked out a hard-fought 3-2 win over South Africa to qualify for the men's hockey final of the Commonwealth Games here on Saturday.
Abhishek (20th minute), Mandeep Singh (28th) and Jugraj Singh (58th) scored for India, while South Africa's goals came from the sticks of Ryan Julius (33rd) and Mustapha Cassiem (59th).
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