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Injuries force Belgium, Canada to makes one change each in WC squads

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Olympic silver medallist and were on Tuesday forced to make a change each in their squads due to at the ongoing men's hockey here.

Belgium's has been withdrawn from the squad due to a hamstring sustained in his side's 2-2 draw against on Sunday. He will be replaced by Antoine Kina, a 22-year-old with 29 caps to his name.

Kina was a member of the U-21 team that claimed the silver medal at the Junior in two years ago.

too were forced to make a change after was withdrawn because of an Forward will replace Pereira in the 18-member squad.

Van Son, 26, has 26 caps to his name and had competed in last year's Hockey World League Semi-Final in London, in (USA) and the

The replacements were made after both and sought approval from the (FIH).

Both the players will be involved in their team's final Pool C matches on Saturday. While Belgium will take on South Africa, Canada will play hosts

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 20:25 IST