Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2012 Schedule/Results

21st Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Tournament

Azlan Shah Cup 2012 will be played on Blue PitchTournament Dates: 24 May- 3 June 2012
Venue: Sultan Azlan Shah Stadium, Ipoh, Malaysia

Final Standings:
Gold Medal: New Zealand (Their First Title)
Silver Medal: Argentina
Bronze Medal: India
4. Great Britain, 5. Korea, 6. Malaysia and 7. Pakistan.

Fairplay: Great Britain
Best Player of Tournament: Sardar Singh (India)
Best Goalkeeper: Kyle Pontifex (New Zealand)
Top Scorer: Ashley Jackson ( Great Britain)
Man of the Match (Final): Kyle Pontifex (New Zealand)

Live Telecast on Neo Sports in India and on Astro Arena in Malaysia 

League Stage Final Points Table: Continue reading →

Dream Final India Vs Pakistan: Asian Champions Trophy 2011 at Ordos, China

India Pakistan FlagsThe traditional arch rivals India and Pakistan will face again each other in the finals of Asian Champions Trophy 2011 at Ordos, China, with a gap of one day. The finalist were decided after great day of hockey which saw three awesome matches, 2 draws and 1 win with catch me if you can situations. In first match, India held Pakistan (2-2) after going down 0-2 in the early minutes of second half, resulted in Pakistan reaching the finals but India’s hang on Malaysia Vs Japan match in the latter half of the day. China held formidable Korea from 0-1 deficit to 1-1 in the second match of the day. Malaysia showed nice game and came from behind from 0-2 at half time to win it 3-2 against to set up repeat of Friday on Sunday, with India Vs Pakistan in finals, Japan Vs Malaysia in bronze medal match and Korea Vs China in fifth place play off.

Men’s Finals on September 11 (Sunday, Time in IST)
10:30-12:30     China Vs Korea: 5th Place
13:00-15:00     Japan Vs Malaysia:  Bronze Medal
15:30-17:30     Pakistan Vs India: Final

Women’s Finals on September 10 (Saturday, Time in IST)
12:30-14:30      Japan Vs India: Bronze Medal
15:00-19:00      China Vs Korea: Final

Malaysian Hockey Federation (MHF) posts on their Facebook page, “India must be smiling being in the Finals. Malaysia achieved the MHF target to be top 4 finsih but need to win against Japan in the 3rd & 4th placing match on Sunday, at least bronze medal. Korea (London Cup Champions) playing against China for 5 & 6…. Thanks god for supporting us for the win. Malaysia Boleh!!!!” We congratulate them wholeheartedly for achieving their target and wish them good luck for bronze medal match. Continue reading →