10 Jun 2015

Black Sticks to play Canada in must win semi

4:55 pm on 10 June 2015

The New Zealand men's hockey team will play Canada in their must win quarter final match at the World League semi final in Argentina.

Black Sticks captain Simon Child celebrates scoring a goal 2015.

Black Sticks captain Simon Child celebrates scoring a goal 2015. Photo: PHOTOSPORT

The Black Sticks drew with Korea 3-all in their final pool match today after 2-nil at the end of the first quarter.

The Netherlands finished top of Pool A, followed by New Zealand, Korea, Japan and Egypt.

In Pool B, Argentina took top spot followed by Germany, Canada, Spain and Austria.

The top three finishers from this tournament automatically qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics, with the top four progressing to the World League Final in India at the end of the year.

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