National hockey team beat Argentina 5-3

—Pan American Indoor Cup

The Guyana national male side got their campaign off to a perfect start, defeating heavyweights Argentina by a 5-3 margin when the Pan American Indoor Cup commenced on Monday in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Devin Munroe opened the scoring for local side through a second minute field goal strike. They would double their lead two minutes later as Shane Samuels netted with a penalty corner conversion.

Aroydy Brandford would make it 3-0 in the sixth minute as he found the back of the net through a

Guyana’s Jamarj Assanah in the process of scoring his goal during the Guyana’s opening matchup with Argentina
Guyana’s Jamarj Assanah in the process of scoring his goal during the Guyana’s opening matchup with Argentina

field goal attempt. Argentina would cut the deficit to two as Santiago Denuncio scored through a 16th minute field goal.

Guyana would restore their three goal advantage 12 minutes later as Jamarj Assanah etched his name on the scorer’s sheet through a field goal. Agustin Ceballos would quickly pull one back for Argentina, scoring compliments of a penalty corner strike one minute later.

Robert France would seal the famous win for the local side through a 37th minute field goal. Completing the final score line was Ceballos who netted his brace in the 40th minute.

 

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