Sultan Azlan Shah Cup SAS mens hockey

1. South Africa (white) vs. Canada (red)

Although basically a lacklustre match, it was still important to both South Africa and Canada to avoid the wooden spoon.

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup SAS mens hockey

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On paper, South Africa are the better team as they are world number 12, while Canada are at 16. Also, South Africa have already qualified for the World Cup this May.

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup SAS mens hockey

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Unfortunately for the players, the afternoon sun beat down incessantly. Even locals found the heat and humidity unbearable.

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup SAS mens hockey

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In the end, Canada managed to avoid ending the tournament at last place with two goals.

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup SAS mens hockey

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Event: 23rd SAS Cup 2014: 5th/6th Placing – South Africa (0) – Canada (2)
Venue: Stadium Azlan Shah, Ipoh
Date: 23rd March, 2014
Time: 3.35pm

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