Germany wins Hockey World Cup

Monday, September 18, 2006

Germany won the 2006 Men's Hockey World Cup on Sunday in Mönchengladbach, Germany in a 4-3 defeat of Australia. Germany came behind from a 1-3 deficit to score 3 unanswered goals. Christopher Zeller of Germany was named Most Promosing Player and Jamie Dwyer of Australia was named Player of the Tournament. Spain defeated South Korea 3-2 after extra time for 3rd and in the match for 11th between India defeated South Africa 1-0. South Africa is now relegated from the top tier of Men's Hockey.