Namibia’s Indoor Hockey Men’s Team Secures Historic Win in Sultan Nazrin Shah Cup

Ipoh, Malaysia – In a thrilling and historic showdown, Namibia’s indoor hockey men’s side made history on Saturday by winning the Sultan Nazrin Shah Cup, beating South Africa 3-2 on penalties. This victory marked the first major international trophy for Namibia’s team, and it was a remarkable moment for their players and supporters.
Despite the odds stacked against them, it was only the second time in 35 test matches that Namibia managed to defeat their southern African neighbors, with South Africa winning 26 matches while seven ended in draws. This monumental victory is a testament to the determination and skill of the Namibian team.
This victory was a sweet revenge for Namibia, who had suffered a 5-3 defeat at the hands of South Africa in their pool match just three days earlier. Namibia and South Africa qualified for the final after finishing first and second on the log, both accumulating 12 points by winning four of their five pool matches.

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