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Olympics: India clubbed with Germany in hockey Pool B


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    Rio de Janeiro, April 28 (IANS) India have been clubbed with Germany in Pool B of the Olympic men’s tournament which begins with a clash between the Netherlands and Argentina, the International Hockey Federation has said.

    The Netherlands vs Argentina clash on August 6 will be followed by a duel between Asian champions India and European bronze medallists Ireland later the same day, reports Xinhua.

    The women’s event also begins on August 6, with reigning World League champions Argentina taking on the United States.

    One of the highlights of the men’s pool stage will be a clash between the Netherlands and Germany in a repeat of the London 2012 final on August 12.

    Dutch avenged their defeat in London be thrashing Germany 6-1 in the final of the 2015 European championship last year.

    The men’s groups:
    Pool A
    Australia
    Great Britain
    Belgium
    New Zealand
    Spain
    Brazil

    Pool B:
    The Netherlands
    Germany
    Argentina
    India
    Ireland
    Canada

    The women’s groups:
    Pool A:
    The Netherlands
    New Zealand
    China
    Germany
    South Korea
    Spain

    Pool B:
    Argentina
    Australia
    Great Britain
    USA
    Japan
    India

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