India won 2017 Men’s Hockey Asia Cup tournament
India’s National field hockey team has won the 10th edition of Men’s Hockey Asia Cup tournament – 2017 by defeating Malaysia in the final by 2-1 at Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh on October 22.
India started strongly and scored first goal through Ramandeep Singh in the first quarter and the second goal was scored by Lalit in the second quarter. The victory came to India under massive pressure from Malaysia. Pakistan won the bronze medal after edging out Korea 6-3 in the third-fourth place play-off match. The winner of this tournament qualified for the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup, which is scheduled to be held in India.
Topics: Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani • Ethnic groups in India • Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium • Men's Hockey Asia Cup • Men's Hockey World Cup • Pakistan men's national field hockey team • Ramandeep Singh