8th Men’s Junior Asia Cup 2015, Kuantan: Schedule and Results

8th Men’s Junior Asia Cup 2015

8th Men's Junior Asia Cup 2015 LogoVenue: Kuantan, Malaysia
Date: 14th-22nd November, 2015

India won the 8th Men’s Junior Asia Cup 2015 by defeating Pakistan in final by 6-2.

Participating Teams:
Pool A: India, Malaysia, Japan, China
Pool B: Korea, Pakistan, Oman, Bangladesh

Live Telecast of Junior Asia Cup 2015 is available on Astro Arena in Malaysia.

Detailed Schedule and Results of 8th Men’s Junior Asia Cup 2015: Continue reading →

Japan edge past India to set up final against China in Women’s Junior Asia Cup

On the penultimate day of 7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup, Changzhou, China and Japan defeated Korea and India in the respective semi-finals to reach the tournament final and also claim a ticket to next year’s Junior World Cup. Malaysia defeated Thailand to claim fifth place, while Singapore slipped past Chinese Taipei to secure the opportunity to play DPR Korea for seventh place tomorrow.

India junior Women Team taking a penalty corner against Japan in the semi final of the 7th Women's Asia Cup 2015

India junior Women Team taking a penalty corner against Japan in the semi final of the 7th Women’s Asia Cup 2015

India Junior Women Hockey team today went down fighting 2-2 (2-3 Shot Out) against Japan during the Semi-Final match. After a closely fought match and riding with the goals scored by Deep Grace Ekka and Renuka Yadav, Indian eves lost the match in the Shoot-Out where their Asian counterpart edged-past Indians by 3-2. Continue reading →

India beat Malaysia 9-1 to set-up Semi against Japan in Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2015

On the final day of pool action in Changzhou, India defeated Malaysia to join China, Japan and Republic of Korea in the semi-finals of Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2015.

India junior Women Team stretched Malaysia defence to the limits in pool match of the 7th Women's Asia Cup 2015

India junior Women Team stretched Malaysia defence to the limits in pool match of the 7th Women’s Asia Cup 2015

The classification games are set up as follows: in the semi-finals on Saturday, China will face Korea and Japan will take on India. Malaysia play Thailand for 5th place, and Singapore and Chinese Taipei will do battle for a spot in Sunday’s game for 7th place (full schedule here). In the topscorer list, Gu Bingfeng from China is the new sole leader with nine goals scored in four matches ahead of India’s Rani’s eight. Continue reading →

India went down to Hosts China in Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2015 league stage

India Junior Women Hockey team lost 2-4 against hosts China in their third match of the 7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup, with one match remaining against Malaysia. With this win China has reached semi-final of the tournament at Changzhou.

India junior Women Team on attack against China during the 7th Women's Asia Cup 2015

India junior Women Team on attack against China during the 7th Women’s Asia Cup 2015

Both the teams started with aggressive attacks and tried to dominate each other. India started the match with effective strategies and gained the ball possession in the early minutes. However, China scored three back-to-back goals through penalty corners and that made a difference between the two fighting teams. Continue reading →

Confident India looks to win against China tomorrow at Jr Women’s Asia Cup

Subsequent to their resounding victory over DPR Korea and Singapore in the first two matches, the India Junior Women Team is confident of securing another win against the hosts China tomorrow in their third pool match in the ongoing 7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2015 at Changzhou.

Indian Junior Women Hockey team for 7th Women's Junior Asia Cup 2015

Indian Junior Women Hockey team for 7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2015

After playing their opening match against DPR Korea where India outplayed them by 13-0, followed by a big victory over Singapore by 12-0, the young Indian girls are high on spirit to give a tough competition to the host team. Whereas, China is leaving no scope of any slip-ups at their end as they too would want to seal a win against India. Chinese eves beat DPR Korea by 11-0 in their first pool match. Continue reading →

India beat Singapore 12-0 in their 2nd game at 7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup

Post a big win (13-0) over DPR Korea yesterday, India Junior Women Hockey team today scored a dozen past Singapore in their second encounter at the 7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup. In the other match of the day, China defeated DPR Korea by 11-0.

India junior Women Team did not give space to Singapore during the 7th Women's Asia Cup 2015

India junior Women Team did not give space to Singapore during the 7th Women’s Asia Cup 2015

Riding on the momentum from the last game, India adopted aggressive approach right from the first minute of the game. Singapore started the game on a cautious note and tried keeping the possession, but Indians with their experience went on the attack, piercing through their defense. Continue reading →