Indian Men’s Hockey team opened it’s 9th Asia Cup campaign with a thumping 8-0 victory over a young Oman side at the Sultan Azlan Shah Stadium in Ipoh (Malaysia) today.
Indian captain Sardar Singh in action against Oman during Asia Cup 2013 in Ipoh (Credits: sports247.my)
Looking to seal a spot in the 2014 World Cup India put themselves on the score sheet as early in the 4th minute when Mandeep Singh pounced on a rebound of Oman keeper Fahad Khamis Salmeen Al Noufail to slot home.
India was not troubled by the Asia Cup debutants Oman in the opening half and as a result they went on to take a comfortable 4-0 lead before the break. Continue reading →
Early in the game, Hugo Genestet made it 1-0 for France with a tomahawk after collecting rebound from PR Sreejesh’s pad as France forced a turnover just outside the Indian defending quarter to bring Indian goalie in action. Continue reading →