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WorldHockey Olympic Qualifier (Women)

Victoria, Canada - April 26 - May 4, 2008

Malaysia v South Korea

Round-Robin

# Info Date Teams Score Status Match Sheet
April 27th, 2008
6 Round-Robin 5:00pm Malaysia MAS - KOR South Korea 0 - 5 (0 - 3) Final    

Match Report

Korea did not waste any time to take the lead in the last game of the day, scoring within 5 minutes of play by Mi Young EOM, picking the rebound of her initial shot to slot the ball out of reach of the keeper. They dominated the proceedings without forcing their talent, providing an entertaining show of speed, skills and team play and scoring regularly, including two goals in so many minutes by Jong Eun KIM, much to the delight of the very vocal Korean fans.

Despite the forgone conclusion, Malaysia never let down their guard and consistently maintained their defensive structure, limiting the score at 0-3 going into the halftime break. They started the second half aggressively, effectively cutting the Korean options in midfield and even creating two good chances in front of the Korean goal. The Koreans weathered the storm quietly, before increasing their tally by Mi Hyun PARK on their first penalty-corner of the period.

Korea comforted their status of favorites, but Malaysia played a strong game to limit the score line at 5-0 and could even have scored their first goal of the competition.

URU v ITA (Round-robin) IRL v CAN (Round-robin)

POOL STANDINGS

Team Pld W D L GD Pts
Round-Robin
South Korea  KOR 5 5 0 0 28 15
Italy  ITA 5 3 1 1 2 10
Ireland  IRL 5 3 0 2 0 9
Canada  CAN 5 2 0 3 -1 6
Malaysia  MAS 5 1 1 3 -6 4
Uruguay  URU 5 0 0 5 -23 0

MATCHES

May 4, 2008
MAS Malaysia
Uruguay URU
IRL Ireland
Canada CAN
KOR South Korea
Italy ITA
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