India Vs Japan and Korea vs China in the Semis of Jr Asia Cup (Women’s)

After the results of Day 7 (last day of pool stage matches), the semi-finalists of 6th 6th Junior Women’s Asia Cup are now known. Pool A leaders China will Korea placed 2nd in Pool B standings while Japan (Pool B Standings Toppers) will take on India (2nd in Pool A).

Asian Hockey Federation LogoEarlier on the last day of pool stage, India and Malaysia needed a win to reach semi finals, but India had to fight it out against a bold effort of Malaysia to win the match 2-1 from 0-1 deficit. It is Malaysia’s best outing against India in the competition. Apart from the win against Malay Girls India lost to China 2-5 and defeated Sri Lanka (16-0) and  Singapore (9-0) on the way to semi finals, while China won all of their pool games against Sri Lanka (21-0), Malaysia (3-0), India (5-2) and Singapore (6-0).

In Pool A, Japan and Korea are separated only by Goal Difference, as they drew their match against each other and defeated Thailand, Kazakhstan and Pakistan in the pool stage matches. Japan defeated Pakistan (17-0), Kazakhstan (24-0) and Thailand (6-0) and Korea won against them 19-0, 20-0 and 8-0 respectively.

Pool Standings (Detailed Schedule and Results Here): Continue reading →

Jr Asia Cup Schedule and Results

Junior Asia Cup 20127th Men’s Junior Asia Cup 2012

Dates: 03 May – 13 May 2012
at MELAKA (Malaysia)

Final Standings:
1. Malaysia, 2. Pakistan, 3. India, 4. Korea, (First four qualifies for Junior World Cup 2013, to be held in India)
5. Japan, 6. China, 7. Iran and 8. Sri Lanka

Participating teams:
Standing After League Round
Pool A:
1. Malaysia, 2. Korea, 3. Japan, 4. Iran
Pool B: 1. Pakistan, 2. India, 3. China, 4. Sri Lanka

Schedule:

May 3, 2012:
Korea vs Japan (Pool A) : 4-1
Malaysia vs Iran (Pool A) : 6-1

May 4, 2012:
Pakistan vs China (Pool B) : 1-0
India vs Sri Lanka (Pool B) : 11-0 Continue reading →