Fiji goes down in penalty shootout

January 31, 2024 9:41 am

[Source: World Sports Pics - Fiji Hockey Federation/ Facebook]

A penalty shootout saw the Fiji men’s hockey side lose to Nigeria 2-1 in the 5s World Cup in Oman.

The game had finished with a 5-all draw in regular time, sending the match to be decided in the penalty box.

Jerome Edwards bagged two goals with George Ravatu, Leevan Dutta and Tristan Tora adding a goal each.

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In the penalty shootout, Terrence Corrie scored a goal, while Dutta and Adrian Smith missed their opportunities.

Fiji will now play Jamaica in the playoff for 15th spot at 5pm today.