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Belgium's Antoine Kina, Canada's Floris Van Son set to join Hockey WC

ANI  |  Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India] 

and hockey teams on Tuesday were forced to make changes to their respective Pool C squads in the ongoing Men's Hockey at the due to to their key players.

Defender Emmanuel Stockbroekx, who sustained a hamstring during Belgium's 2-2 draw with India, will be replaced by Antoine Kina, who has 29 caps to his name. Kina was a member of the U-21 team that went onto claim the silver medal at the Junior in two years ago.

Meanwhile, Canada's has also withdrawn through injury, with stepping into the fray. Forward Van Son, who has only 26 caps, has been part of the Canadian squad that competed in last year's Hockey World League Semi-Final in London, in and the

As both Belgian and Canadian sides have sought approval from the (FIH), Kina and Van Son will be involved in their team's final Pool C matches on December 8, with facing and taking on respectively.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 19:25 IST