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Commonwealth Games 2018 Day 6: India women through to hockey semi-finals with 1-0 victory over South Africa

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Gold Coast: The Indian women’s hockey team defeated South Africa 1-0 in its final Pool A game on Tuesday to enter the semi-finals of the event at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here.

Captain Rani Rampal’s 47th-minute field goal proved to be the difference during the match.

Following the result, India remained second in the Pool A with nine points — same as top-placed England but behind on goal difference. Third-placed South Africa have four points with a match left. They will meet fourth-placed Wales, who have three points.


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