Women’s hockey team lost due to clock, FIH apologizes

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Birmingham commonwealth game

The Indian Women’s Hockey Team Journey Friday late on Australia after defeating 0-3 in penalty shootout, the golden journey was over.

During this match, a dispute was born. Indeed, Indian captain and goalkeeper Savita Poonia had saved rounds while showing a hurry in the first penalty shootout of Australia. But the referee said that the timer (clock) was not only turned on. This is the reason that Australia had to take this penalty again and could not save Savita goals this time. Australia received three successes, while India could not do a single goal. However, FIH has apologized on this dispute, as well as order orders have also been ordered.

FIH said match started early by mistake

“The shootout accidentally started too early (the clock was not ready to operate) during the semi-final match between the Australia and India women’s teams at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games for which we apologize,” the FIH said in a statement. . The statement further said, “In such a situation, there is a process of taking penalty shootout again and it has been done.” The FIH said it would conduct a thorough investigation into the incident to avoid such incidents in the future.

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