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Strong start for Spain in the 5 Nations tournament

Pau Quemada scoring on Wednesday against the US. :: I. Gelibter
Pau Quemada scoring on Wednesday against the US. :: I. Gelibter
  • The Spanish team have won their first two matches and take on Scotland and Canada this weekend in Benalmádena

The Spanish men's hockey team have won both of their matches so far in the 5 Nations hockey tournament, which is hosted between Malaga's Carranque sports complex and the Retamar hockey centre in Benalmádena.

The other participants are Canada, Ireland, Scotland and the United States.

On Tuesday Spain faced Ireland in a hotly-contested match which was settled in the final few minutes. Spain won 3-2, with Miralles, Iglesias and Lleonart the goalscorers in a team that has been growing in both condifence and ability in recent years.

Wednesday saw Spain play the United States. Beltran scored an excellent field goal after a strong Spanish attack. Four minutes later, a well-rehearsed penalty corner fell to Quemada who brought the score to 2-0.

Spain will face Scotland at 12pm on Saturday and Canada at 11am on Sunday. Both games will be played in Benalmádena.