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Netherlands won the First FIH Hockey 5s Women’s World Cup 2024

Utkarsh Classes 29-01-2024
Netherlands won the First FIH Hockey 5s Women’s World Cup 2024 Sport 3 min read

Netherlands defeated India to win the final of the first FIH Hockey 5s Women's World Cup played in Muscat, Oman.

  • In the final match, India had to face a 7-2 defeat by the Netherlands.
  • Jyoti Chhatri (20th minute) and Rutaja Dadaso Pisal (23rd minute) scored goals for India.
  • The Polish women's team finished third in the competition.

Tournament Awards and Honours:

  • Best Goalkeeper: Marta Kucharska (Poland)
  • Best Junior Player - Deepika Soreng (India)
  • Top scorer – Teresa Viana (Uruguay) with 19 goals
  • Best Player - Noor De Baat (Netherlands)

FIH Hockey 5s Women's World Cup 2024:

  • The first edition of the FIH Hockey 5s World Cup was held from January 24 to January 27 in Muscat, the capital of Oman.

Teams -

  • A total of 16 teams participated.
  • Pool A – Fiji, Malaysia, Netherlands, Oman
  • Pool B – Australia, South Africa, Ukraine, Zambia
  • Pool C – India, Namibia, Poland, United States
  • Pool D – New Zealand, Paraguay, Thailand, Uruguay

Indian women's team -

  • Captain – Rajani Etimarpu (Goalkeeper)
  • Vice Captain – Mahima Chaudhary
  • Other members – Bansari Solanki, Akshata Abaso Dhekale, Jyoti Chhatri, Mariana Kujur, Mumtaz Khan, Azmina Kujur, Rutuja, Dadaso Pisal and Deepika Soreng.

Hockey 5-s?

  • Hockey 5-s is a new and shorter format of hockey played with great speed and high skill.
  • In this match which lasts a total 20 minutes, both teams have five players each.
  • The playing field for this shorter format is half the size of the regular field.
  • As per FIH rules, the turf size of Hockey 5-S will be a maximum of 55 X 42 metres, while the minimum is 40 X 28 meters.

FAQ

Answer. In Muscat, the capital of Oman between January 24 and January 27.

Answer. Netherlands

Answer. Marta Kucharska (Poland)

Answer. 16 teams

Answer. Rajni Etimarpu

Answer. 5 players
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