Los Diablos were eliminated at the World Cup again, this time against Malaysia. The Chilean team put up a tough fight for his 10th place in the planetary rankings.
After 60 minutes of intense competition, the national team was unable to face Malaysia, ranked 10th in the international rankings. And lost 3-2.
Juan Amoroso (19 minutes) and Martín Rodriguez (28 minutes) He scored in favor of the Chilean national team. But Rajee Rahim (25′), Ashran Hamsani (40′) and Norshafiq Sumantri (41′) did it for their rivals.
With this result, Chile sits bottom of Group C, losing in their debut match against New Zealand (3-1).
The positive for the Chilean team is that they have shown a good level in both endeavors, standing up ‘from you to you’ with a team with experience and luggage at the international level. It shows that the gap has narrowed significantly.
Remember, it’s the first time in history that the Devils are attending a World Cup event in the adult category.
It should be noted that La Roja will close out the group phase against last year’s competition finalists and third-placed Netherlands on the World Cup list. to keep fighting.
🏑🇨🇱🏆 They left everything but they couldn’t@chileHockeyV He fought and lost his life in the second duel at the world event, but failed to win against the Asian team and has to define everything against the Netherlands. we are with you! 🫂#Devils #chilean hockey#HWC2023 #MoreHockey pic.twitter.com/FiFMAt9WSM
— Chile Field Hockey Federation (@chile_hockey) January 16, 2023