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India vs Belgium Hockey Live Score, Junior Hockey World Cup 2016 Final Live Updates Online, Ind vs Bel (FT: 2-1)

India - Gurjant 8' Simranjeet 22'
Updated: 18 December 2016 19:40 IST - Published: 18 December 2016 17:14 IST
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Thank you for joining us for this live coverage. 

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Player of the Tournament - Enrique Gonzalez (Spain)

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Under-19 player of the Tournament - Tim Herzbruch

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Man of the Match - Gurjant Singh

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This has been a stunning night and the celebrations are going to begin for the Indian team. They have worked really hard for this and deserve to win the tournament. 

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The pride of Indian hockey has gone to another level today and this is going to be a huge moment in the history of Indian sport. 

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IT IS OVER!!!!! India are winners of the 2016 Junior Hockey World Cup



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Belgium score but it does not matter as India win. 

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Belgium wins another penalty corner. Roelant Oltmans is not happy with premature celebrations. 

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70' Belgium win a penalty corner but the clock is running down. 

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69' Into the last two minutes of the game and Belgium look to be heading towards a defeat. The smile is there on the face of Harendra SIngh. A minute remains. 

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68' Belgium have replaced keeper Van Doren with an outfielder and there is no one in the goal for the Boys in Red. Mandeep, Santa and Simranjeet are watching from the sidelines. They are keen to come on. 

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67' The crowds have already begun celebrating and they are getting their signs out. India win the ball as manager Roelant Oltmans watches from the sidelines. 

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65' Unlike other matches in the tournament, India have not scored in the second half of this match and it is not for the lack of intent. Five minutes remain

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64' Harmanpreet intercepts and saves India again. He has been stellar tonight. Great composure shown by the Indian. India looking to score one more to seal the deal. 

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63' India are 7 minutes away from winning the Junior Hockey World Cup while Belgium need two goals to force the issue and three to win. India attack again through Vikramjit, who passes it to Sharma. India controlling the game well. 

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62' Parwinder injects and Varun shoots but it comes off the leg. Another penalty corner and Varun is at it again but Van Doren saves. He has been good tonight the Belgian keeper. 

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60' Armaan puts in a rather too strong pass for Sumit, who is not able to control the game. Gurjant wins the ball and surges forward. He is one on one with the goalkeeper but Van Doren produces a heroic save. India continue to attack and win a penalty corner. 

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58' Lemaire asks for a penalty corner but referee You is having none of it. Belgium passing the ball around but India are shaped up really nicely and are defending well. 

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56' We have entered the last quarter of an hour in the match and it is upon Belgium to take the game to India. Interception from India and they bring it forward through Armaan Qureshi, who passes to Mandeep but the latter cannot control it. India now controlling the game again through Harmanpreet. 

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54' Just as we say that, Rubens forces a good sharp save from Dahiya and India break on the counter but cannot create a chances. Belgium piling on the pressure but is it too late?

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52' The second half has been pretty boring so far with neither side creating a concrete chance from open play. India happy to avoid unnecessary risk. 

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51' Harmanpreet proves to be a rock in defence once again for India. He blocks the Belgium attack. 19 minutes remain in the game. 

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50' Belgium have not conceded from the penalty corner in the tournament yet and that statistic stays at 0 even after India winning multiple penalty corners. 

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49' Belgium putting a bit more pressure by committing men forward by they win the ball back and attack with Simranjeet. India win a penalty corner. Simran injects, Harjeet controls and takes a shot, which is saved and then Nilkanta's shot goes over. 

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47' Great defending by Harmanpreet there as Belgium try to create a fist out of the circle penetration. 

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46' Harjeet comes back on for India as they attack through Parwinder, who has been a live wire tonight. His reverse pass is deemed dangerous by the referee. 

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44' Nothing major has happened in the second half yet and Belgium are not showing the kind of urgency they ought to be displaying. India will not be too sad about that. 

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42' India attack through Pandey, who shows some brilliant foot work and skills but Belgium manage to close him down on the edge of the circle. 

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40' No chances created yet in the second half and several passes being played in the midfield. India happy to just pass the ball around and Belgium are not looking to press. 

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The Indian team has been incredibly calm and composed today, something that has played a huge role in their success throughout the tournament. 

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38' A rare piece of mistrap by Varun Kumar but it does not cause any sort of damage. Belgium looking much more positive in the second half and are seeing more of the ball. 

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37' The game resumes and Belgium look to start things but India win the ball back and attack through Mandeep. How quickly have India won the ball back? Superb. 

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The players are back on the turf here. We are set to go!!

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This has been a splendid half of hockey from Harendra Singh's boys and they will be looking to continue the same in the second half. We are just a few minutes away from the start of the match. 

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HALF TIME India 2-0 Belgium

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35' The first half comes to an end with Belgium passing the ball towards the Indian goal but in a futile attempt. 

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34' Ajit makes a great pass for Simranjeet but the latter is unable to control it well. The crowd is enjoying the game here. Belgium make an error and India have the ball. A minute remains in the first half and India are well in control of the game. 

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33' Belgium enjoying some possession now and are trying to create chances. India have a lot of men behind the ball. Verheijen hammers it across the goal but there is no one to deflect it in. 

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31' Penalty Corner conceded by Sumit and Belgium have a chance. They try a variation but the ball is deflected wide. 

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30' Belgium are clueless at the moment and India are dictating the tempo of the game. Armaan Qureshi might have been not present on the score sheet but he has worked really hard  to create spaces.

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28' Both of India's goals have come from reverse hits that were taken on the edge of the circle. A lot of aerial passes being used by India today and Belgium have not managed to close down any one of them. 

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26' Belgium, a team that had conceded only 3 goals in the entire tournament before this match, has already conceded 2. 

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25' India are not stopping and continue to attack here. Belgium are on the backfoot and need to do something or else they could be in for a real thrashing. 

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He receives the ball just outside the circle and takes a couple of touches before slotting it past Van Doren, who is helpless. India are 2-0 up. 

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22' Just to let the viewers know, this is only the fourth goal Belgium have conceded all tournament and that shows how good India have been today. Vikramjit with an excellent interception and they move forward SIMRANJEET SCORESSSS GOOOOOOOOAALLLLLLL 2-0

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20' Harmapreet wins the ball and gives it to Parwinder, who tries to pass down the line but it goes out of play. Belgium seeing more of the ball now. They move forward and penetrate the circle but Sumit does not let the Belgian forward shoot. 

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18' Belgium finally make a circle entry but it accounts to nothing as they end up losing the ball. Possession has been 64 per cent for India. Belgium attack through Verheijen and then Raes forces Dipsan to scoop the ball out of play. 

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16' India committing a lot of men forward but at the same time not letting Belgium get hold of the ball in any manner. Cruise control mode on already. Belgium need to make something happen. 

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14' India playing a lot of air balls today to provide a nice mix to their attack. Belgium yet to make any sort of impact on the game and look nervous. Harendra Singh rotating his players well. India now passing the ball comfortably. Some brilliant hockey on display here.