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Netherlands wins Indoor Hockey World Cup, Iran finishes 4th


Source: Tehran Times

The Netherlands took the gold medal in the men's final of the Indoor Hockey World Cup thanks to a 3-2 triumph against Austria.

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"Our goalie was amazing throughout the tournament. I still cannot believe that we have won it, I feel like I am living a dream. To win a tournament like this you need to have all of the luck on your side, and that is what we had," the Netherlands captain Robert Tigges told

In the third-fourth place match, Iran lost to host Germany 13-2 and finished in fourth place.

The Iranian team finished fourth but surpassed all expectations.

Iran, ranked 10th in the FIH Indoor World Rankings and who finished fourth in Pool A, caused one of the biggest shocks in Indoor World Cup history by hammering Pool B winner Russia.

In the previous edition held in Poznan, Poland Iran finished in ninth place.

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