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SEA Games: PH beats Malaysia on penalties, takes shot at ice hockey gold

By: - Online Sports Editor / @CFColinaINQ
/ 01:46 AM August 24, 2017

The Philippines’ team competes with Malaysia’s team (black) during Ice Hockey round robin of the 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ADEK BERRY

The Philippines gets a crack at the ice hockey gold medal in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games after staying undefeated in three matches.

The Filipinos’ biggest win yet was 2-1 victory over host Malaysia in penalty shootout Wednesday night.

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The match went into overtime after a tied game at 7-7. Neither side scored in the extra five minutes, sending the game into a shootout.

The Philippines, which has defeated Singapore and Indonesia, will face Thailand for the ice hockey gold on Thursday .

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