Hockey World Cup: Belgium Overcome Malaysian Resistance to Prevail 6-2

Updated: 03 June 2014 10:04 IST

With Tanguy Cosyns (37th minute) Tom Boon (45th) and John-John Dohmen (56th) firing on target, the Belgians finished with a comfortable win over Malaysia. They earlier beat India 3-2 in their first 2014 Hockey World Cup game.

The Hague, Netherlands:

Belgium joined Australia on six points from two outings in Group A as Tom Boon scored four goals to help them rally from early arrears to down Malaysia 6-2.

Mohammad Rahim twice put Malaysia ahead against the fancied rivals with penalty corner conversions in the fifth and 19th minute, only to see Boon convert a penalty stroke in the 14th minute and repeat the act on penalty corners in the 23rd and 31st minute to give Belgium a 3-2 lead at half time.

With Tanguy Cosyns (37th minute) Boon (45th) and John-John Dohmen (56th) firing on target in the second session, the Belgians finished with a comfortable win.

Topics : Sibonelo Mthimkhulu Nick Wright Hockey
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