Monday, June 24, 2024

Men’s World Cup: Zach Wallace is ‘our Michael Jordan of hockey’, says England captain

Bhubaneswar — Midfielder Zach Wallace has been hailed as England’s own ‘Michael Jordan of hockey’ by David Ames after his side bounced into the men’s World Cup quarter-finals, the captain admitting that he is now one of the best in the business. 

England beat Spain 4-0 in their last group game in Bhubaneswar to set up a last eight meeting with Germany or France next week. First half goals from man of the match Phil Roper and David Condon, coupled with two quick-fire strikes from Liam Ansell and Nick Bandurak saw England to their third clean sheet. 

The squad, added Ames, was gelling so well that this campaign in India is proving a “special moment” in what is likely to be the 33-year-old’s last World Cup.

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