India beat Poland to clinch the Inaugural FIH Hockey 5s championship in Lausanne

AWARDS AND SPORTS

India beat Poland 6-4 in the final to clinch the inaugural FIH Hockey 5s championship. The match was held in Lausanne, Switzerland.

India had topped the five-team standings after the round-robin league stage with 10 points from three wins and one draw. India had beaten hosts Switzerland 4-3 and drawn with arch-rivals Pakistan 2-2. Raheel Mohammed ended the tournament with 10 goals from five matches at the top of the goal-scorers chart.

The Indian women's team failed to make it to the final after drawing 4-4 with South Africa in the second match after beating hosts Switzerland 4-3.

 

   Important Points for the exam:

  • India beat Poland 6-4 in the final to clinch the inaugural FIH Hockey 5s championship. 
  • The match was held in Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • Raheel Mohammed ended the tournament with 10 goals from five matches at the top of the goal-scorers chart.

   Facts to Know:

  • Hockey5s is a super-fast, highly skillful, short format of hockey that is designed to be adaptable to multiple surfaces.
  • International Hockey Federation ( FIH) is the international governing body of field hockey and indoor field hockey.
  • Headquarters of FIH - Lausanne, Switzerland
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