The day have arrived, when we’ll witness a new Hockey World Champion after 20 years. Netherlands and Belgium are set to confront each other in the 2018 World Cup final clash.
Belgians had never made it to the title decider of World Cup since its origin. Time has arrived when Belgians are ready to rule the Hockey world. But Netherlands are at the verge to clinch their third overall title.
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If Netherlands wins the 2018 World Cup trophy. They’ll equate with Australia winning three hockey world titles, who are at the second spot after Pakistan. Pakistan have won the most Hockey world titles since 1971. Pakistan are also the first world champions of hockey, the record that can never be broken.
Australian dream remained a dream
Australians literally cried after defeat to the arch rivals Netherlands. Semifinal clash between the Kangaroo team and Netherlands was a match worth watching.
This is the first time after 2002 when Australians are already out before the title decider. Neither of the two teams were able to win the match till it was the Penalty shootout round came into existence.