Asia Cup 2013


Women’s Asia Cup 2013 (Schedule and Results)

Asia Cup 2013 (Schedule and Results)21st September to 27th September 2013
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Pool A: China, India, Malaysia and Hong Kong China
Pool B: Korea, Japan, Kazakhstan and Chinese Taipei

Men’s Asia Cup 2013 (Schedule and Results)

24th August to 1st September 2013
Ipoh, Malaysia

Pool A: Pakistan, Malaysia, Japan, Chinese-Taipei
Pool B: Korea, India, Bangladesh, Oman

Schedule and results of 9th Men’s Asia Cup 2013 can be found here.
Live Telecasts: ESPN Star Sports (Hindi Commentary) and Star Cricket/HD (English Commentary) will telecast all the matches Hockey Asia Cup 2013 in India.

News for Asia Cup 2013:

Indian Junior Men Hockey Team Felicitated

Indian Junior Men Hockey Team with the dignitaries after felicitation

New Delhi, 17 October 2013:The Indian Junior Men Hockey Team was felicitated at Hotel The Lalit in New Delhi for winning the 3rd Sultan of Johor Cup in Johor Bahru, Malaysia last month. In the felicitation ceremony, Chief Guest Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge) Mr. Jitendra Singh awarded cheques of Rupees One Lakh to each player of the Junior Men Hockey team and their National Coach Gregg Clark. Also a cheque of Rupees Fifty Thousand was awarded to each member of the team’s support staff. Author: “The Hockey Fan”; Last updated on October … Continue reading

India Won Bronze as Japan took Title of 8th Asia Cup (Women)

Savita: The Best Goalkeeper in Asia Cup 2013 (Courtesy: Sports Analysis Service)

KUALA LUMPUR: Japan regained the Women’s Asia Cup title by defeating Korea in the final of 8th Women’s Asia Cup at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil, while India defeated the defending Champions China in shoot-out to clinch Bronze Medal. Special Individual Awards: Best player:  Kim Jong-eun ( Korea) Best goalkeeper: Savita (India) Most promising player: Wu Huang Yu (Chinese Taipei) Top scorer: Kim Da-rae (Korea) – 9 goals Player–of-the-final: Aki Mitsuhasi (Japan) Japan, the champions of 2007 edition, had gone into the final with confidence against the three times champions Korea, but the Japanese side emerged as winners … Continue reading

Japan Take on Korea in the Final of 8th Women’s Asia Cup

China vs Japan in the Semi Final of 8th Women's Asia Cup in Kuala Lumpur

KUALA LUMPUR: Japan pulled a major upset when they defeated the defending champions China 4-1 in the semi-finals to set-up summit class against Korea in the 8th Women’s Asia Cup being played at the National hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil. The Japanese scored a convincing 4-1 victory over the defending Champions China, while three times champions Korea pipped Silver Medalists of 2009 Asia Cup India by 2-1 in the semi-finals. Japan coach You Seung-jin said that he was looking forward to the game against Korea in the final as they want to take revenge for the group defeat, where Korea … Continue reading

Korea beat India to Reach Final of Women’s Asia Cup

India vs Korea in the Semi Final of 8th Women's Asia Cup in Kuala Lumpur

KUALA LUMPUR: Korea defeated India 2-1 to march into the final of 8th Women’s Asia Cup and deny India a chance of making the cut for the 2014 World Cup, which also resulted Japan‘s qualification for the quadrennial event next year in the Hague. Japan beat China 4-1 to set-up summit clash with Korea, while India will take on China for Bronze medal on Friday. The Koreans, winners of the Women’s Asia Cup in 1985, 1993 an 1999, went ahead with two early goals in the match and with stood the Indian fight back to secure their place in the … Continue reading

India vs Korea and Japan vs China in Semis of Asia Cup

8th Women's Asia Cup 2013 Logo

KUALA LUMPUR: There is nothing surprising when the defending champions China take on Japan while Korea, three-times champion, face India in the semi-finals of the 8th Women’s Asia Cup being held at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil. As only the Champions of Asia Cup will qualify for the 2014 Hockey World Cup in the Netherlands, the eyes will be on India and Japan, if any of them can make it to the finals and fight for a world cup berth as China and Korea are already booked their tickets to the Hague through Hockey World League Round 3. … Continue reading

India and Japan Complete Semi Final Line-Up at Asia Cup

8th Women's Asia Cup 2013 Logo

KUALA LUMPUR: India overcame the hosts Malaysia to win 2-0 and booked their semi-final berth in the 8th Women’s Asia Cup at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil, while Japan thumped Kazakhstan 12-0 to stay in final four. The Asia Cup is also a World Cup qualifier. China and South Korea has already booked their tickets to Holland through the World Hockey League. Japan and India, who face China and Korea respectively in the semi finals on Thursday, need to win the Asia Cup title to go through to Holland. The Malaysians did well to hold the Indian eves … Continue reading