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SEA Games: PH underwater hockey teams grab double silver in 4×4

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 08:16 PM December 04, 2019

Philippines’ Bem Lim (C) draws a strategy in the 2019 SEA Games Underwater Hockey 4×4 Tournament in Vermosa Sports Club.

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines bagged a double silver in men and women’s 4×4 underwater hockey of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games Wednesday at Vermosa Sports Hub in Imus.

The Filipinos settled for second place after losing to Singapore, 5-0, in the gold medal match. The Singaporeans scoring three goals in the first half alone.

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In the women’s division, the Philippines also bowed to Singapore, 4-2, to claim the silver.

The Singaporeans jumped to an early 2-0 lead and while the Filipinos fought back by scoring two goals in the second half, their foes calmly put the game away two more goals.

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TAGS: 2019 Southeast Asian Games, Philippine Underwater Hockey Confederation, Sports
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