Photo Credit : Hockey Australia

The Kookaburras will play off for the gold medal after an outstanding 3-1 victory over European powerhouse Germany.

The win puts the Kookaburras in contention to claim their first Olympic Gold Medal since 2004, and just second overall.

The Kookaburras will take on Rio Olympic silver medallists Belgium on Thursday (8pm AEST) at Oi Stadium in a much-awaited match-up between the world’s top two ranked hockey nations.

Belgium secured their place in the Olympic Final defeating India 5-2 in an encounter which showcased their exceptional finesse and skill in the goal circle.

Full match report

 

Match Details
Kookaburras 3 (Brand 7’, Govers 27’, Sharp 59’)
Germany 1 (Windfeder 10’)
@ Oi Hockey Stadium, Tokyo

 

Kookaburras: 1.Lachlan Sharp, 5.Tom Wickham, 6.Matthew Dawson, 10.Josh Beltz, 11.Eddie Ockenden, 12.Jake Whetton, 13.Blake Govers, 14.Dylan Martin, 15.Josh Simmonds, 16.Tim Howard, 17.Aran Zalewski (c), 22.Flynn Ogilvie, 23.Daniel Beale, 29.Tim Brand, 30.Andrew Charter (gk), 32.Jeremy Hayward

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