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Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:37 - Updated Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:37

Hockey skates: Angola occupy 4th position in Montreux

Luanda - Angola’s national roller hockey team Sunday reached the 4th in the 68th edition of the Switzerland’s Montreux International Tournament on Sunday, after losing to Italy 1-7.

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Photo: Antonio Escrivao

Martin Payero's consolatory goal allowed Angola to achieve a unique classification in the history of participation in this event, whose main goal was to prepare for the World Championship of Barcelona (Spain) in July.


Angola lost to Argentina 3-4 in semi-finals on Saturday.

The national team beat 4-3 the world champions, Spain, but lost to Portugal (2-4) and defeated Switzerland 11-4.


Portugal, who defeated Italy 3-2 in the semi-finals, are facing Argentina at 08:30 pm this Monday for the first position.

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