Fiji and Kazakhstan score goals but lost to China and Malaysia, Japan beat Russia on Penalty Shoot Out in Hockey World League 2

New Delhi, 21 February 2013: Minnows Fiji men’s team and Kazakhstan women’s team scored their first goals in the Hero Hockey World League Round 2, Delhi 2013 tournament played at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium today.

Fiji Men's Hockey Team performing 'Cibi' before match

Fiji Men’s Hockey Team performing ‘Cibi’ before match

Seventieth-ranked Fiji showed a better performance than previous matches and fought well against eighteenth-ranked China on the fourth day of the Hero Hockey World League Round 2. However, they lacked behind the experience and skills of Chinese players and lost the battle by 1-4. Continue reading →

Japan beat Kazakhstan and Russia beat Fiji in Women’s Hockey World League 2 New Delhi

New Delhi, 19 February 2013: Japanese women’s team defeated Kazakhstan 11-0, while Russian women’s team beat Fiji 9-0 on the second day of the Hero Hockey World League Round 2 Delhi 2013 played at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium today.

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Indian Men will open campaign against Fiji and Women against Kazakhstan in Hockey World League 2

New Delhi, 13 February 2013: The match schedule of the Hero Hockey World League Round 2 2013 – Men’s & Women’s is announced. The tournament will be held from 18 February to 24 February 2013 at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi.

Hero Hockey World League Round 2 New DelhiIn the Men’s tournament, China, Ireland, Bangladesh, Oman, Fiji and India are participating, whereas in the Women’s tournament, Japan, Russia, Malaysia, Kazakhstan, Fiji and India are competing for top spot.

India Men’s team will play their first match against Fiji on 18 February and with China on 23 February. India Women’s team start their campaign on the 18 February against Kazakhstan and play a hard-hitting match against Japan on 22 February.

Six matches will be played on 18, 21 and 24 February, starting from morning 10:00 am. Three matches will be played on 19, 20, 22 and 23 February at 4:00, 6:00 and 8:00 pm. Continue reading →

Women’s Hockey World League Round 2 – New Delhi: Schedule and Results

Hero Hockey World League Round 2 New DelhiWomen’s Hockey World League Round 2 –
New Delhi : Schedule and Results

Teams: Fiji, India, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia and Russia
Venue: Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi
February 18-24, 2013 (Men’s Schedule here)

Final Standings: 1. India, 2. Japan, 3. Malaysia, 4. Russia, 5. Kazakhstan, 6. Fiji

Individual Awards:

Top Goal Scorer – Rani (IND)
Best Player of the Tournament – Jaspreet Kaur (IND)
Best Defender – Jaspreet Kaur (IND)
Best Goalkeeper – Susana Mudunatagi (FIJ)
Best Forward Player – Siti Rahmah Othman (MAS)
Best Mid-fielder – Sachimi Iwao (JAP)

Pool Standings:

Team P W WD LD L GF GA GD Pts
India 5 4 0 1 0 24 2 22 13
Japan 5 3 2 0 0 32 3 29 13
Malaysia 5 3 0 0 2 18 9 9 9
Russia 5 2 0 1 2 19 6 13 7
Kazakhstan 5 1 0 0 4 6 30 -24 3
Fiji 5 0 0 0 5 0 49 -49 0
Legends: P=Played, W=Wins, WD=Win Draws, LD=Loss Draws, L=Losses, GF=Goals For, GA=Goals Against, GD=Goal Difference, Pts=Points

Schedule and Results:
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