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 Start on Winning Note in Jr Women Asia Cup 2015

Commencing the tournament on a winning note, upbeat Indian Junior eves defeated the girls of DPR Korea by 13-0 and secured their first win in the ongoing 7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2015 at Changzhou, China.

India junior Women Team in control of the game against DPR Korea at the 7th Women's Asia Cup 2015

India junior Women Team in control of the game against DPR Korea at the 7th Women’s Asia Cup 2015

Today’s Results are as following:
15:00 Malaysia – Singapore 2-0 (1-0)
15:30 India – DPR Korea 13-0 (6-0)
17:15 Japan – Chinese Taipei 16-0 (3-0)
19:30 Rep. of Korea – Thailand 7-0 (4-0) Continue reading →

Confident India Depart for 7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2015

With the 7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2015 scheduled to commence on the 5th September 2015 in Changzhou, China, the India Junior Women Hockey team departed today for the all important tourney.

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

Placed in the Pool A of the tournament, the India will face the challenges of China, Malaysia, Singapore and DPR Korea in the pool phase. The team will clash against DPR Korea in the opening match of the tournament and will aim to open their outing with a win (Full Schedule Here). Continue reading →

7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup, Changzhou: Schedule and Results

7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup

Venue: Changzhou, China
Date: 5-13 September 2015

Participating Teams:
Pool A: China; India; Malaysia; Singapore; DPR Korea
Pool B: Korea Rep; Japan; Thailand; Chinese-Taipei

Detailed Schedule and results of 7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2015: Continue reading →

Rani to lead India in Junior Women’s Asia Cup 2015

India Junior Women Hockey team for the upcoming 7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup was announced today. Experienced forward Rani Rampal will lead the India team in Changzhou, China from 05 September to 13 September 2015.

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

India is placed in Pool A along with China, Malaysia, Singapore, DPR Korea. In Pool B, Korea Rep, Japan, Thailand and Chinese-Taipei will contest against each other. This tournament will be a qualification event for the Junior Women World Cup 2016.
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India Won Bronze as Japan took Title of 8th Asia Cup (Women)

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.

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

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

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 despite having lost to the Koreans in the group stage 3-0. Continue reading →