Under the AHF Development and Education Program 2017 Tajikistan National Coaching Course was being held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. FIH Coach Educator Mr. Zahid Ali was appointed as Coaching Course Conductor. 18 participants took park in the course which delivers a positive message to the officials nearing the end of the year. Ms. Ekaterina Yousoova was appointed as the local coordinator. A closing ceremony was held in the NOC Head Quarter with attendance by Mr. Muhammadsho Abdullzodo, Secretary General NOC.
The venue and dates have been confirmed for the Women Asian Champions Trophy 2018 and the hosts will be Korea! The city of DongHae will be the center stage for the big event. Korea hosted the Women Asian Champions Trophy in 2010 in Busan when hosts won the tournament in the final against Japan.
Host nation India caused a massive upset on the first of two days of quarter-final action at the Odisha Men’s Hockey World League Final Bhubaneswar 2017, while title holders Australia also claimed a place in the competition final four at the Kalinga Stadium.
Under the AHF Development and Education Program 2017 Myanmar National Coaching Course Level 2 is being held in Yangoon, Myanmar. FIH Coach Educator Mr. Zahid Ali was appointed as Coaching Course Conductor. 25 participants took park in the course which delivers a positive message to the officials nearing the end of the year. The President of Myanmar Hockey Federation Htaw Saw Lulu was opening the ceremony today at the national stadium.
Chinese Taipei was the far more dominating team within the tournament as they proved it with a 30 goal difference to take the top spot at the concluding match at the Men’s Asian Challenge 2017, Yangoon, Myanmar.
Fuelled by a passionate home crowd and fresh from their superb title success at the Asia Cup in October, India are also expected to be a serious threat in Pool B. The Asia Cup victory was the perfect start to the tenure of new Head Coach Sjoerd Marijne, who will be hoping his side can reproduce that excellent form in the Kalinga Stadium. With a third-place finish at June’s Hero Hockey World League Semi-Final in London and a bronze medal at August’s Rabo EuroHockey Championship in Amsterdam, England are another team that have every reason to feel optimistic about their chances of success in Bhubaneswar.
Yangoon, Myanmar: Chinese Taipei look the most dominating team throughout the tournament but after defeating hosts Myanmar 3-1 it seems they may have a tough opponent in the hosts. Taipei will face Hong Kong China. Their first match against each other saw a 3-1 victory to Taipei. This match should bring out the best in […]
Tactical nous won out in the bronze medal match as Korea won their first Hockey World League Final medal with a composed victory over the world number two team, England. In the opening quarter of the bronze medal defence, Korea continued to surprise as they defied their status as lowest-ranked team at the tournament to take the lead against England.
With just over four months to go until the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, taking place between 5-14 April, the Pools and match schedule have been released, and there are some intriguing match-ups in store for the teams and fans.
Netherlands continued their dominant form with a win against Korea whilst USA secured their first win in what was the last Pool A matches of the Sentinel Homes Women’s Hockey World League Final 2017 being held at Harbour Hockey Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.
Indian Women’s Hockey Team create history as they beat China in a tense shootout to lift the Women’s Asia Cup 2017 after 13 years and qualify for next year’s Women’s World Cup as Continental Champions here at Kakamigahara Kawasaki Stadium in Japan.
The first Semi Finalist; China beat Korea 3-2 in the highly anticipated match. The Chinese eves were rocked in the 6th minute when Hyejin Cho scored in the opening minutes. Meiyu Liang equalized in the 28th minute with a strike that beat the goalie.
Indian Women’s Hockey Team got off to a great start against their match with Malaysia at the Women’s Asia Cup 2017 in Kakamigahara, Japan. The team led by Rani dominated against Malaysia but the goals came in late, India won by 2 goals.
Dhaka (Bangladesh), 22 October, 2017: Indian Men’s Hockey Team were crowned Hero Asia Cup 2017 Champions after they beat Malaysia 2-1 in the final of the tournament here today at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium. Goals from Ramandeep Singh (3′) and Lalit Upadhyay (29′) secured the title for India as Malaysia failed to make […]
India booked their berth in the Final of the Hero Asia Cup 2017 with a convincing 4-0 victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in the Super 4s match here today at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium.
Even as hockey fans around the world gear up for yet another exciting India Vs Pakistan encounter on Saturday here at the Hero Asia Cup 2017 Super 4s stage, Indian team Chief Coach Sjoerd Marijne stated that his team will be focused on improving their performance from their previous outing where they beat them 3-1 in the Pool stage.
Dhaka (Bangladesh), 19 October, 2017: Hosts Bangladesh notched up a sensational 4-3 win against China in a nerve-wracking shootout here at the Hero Asia Cup 2017 on a rainy Thursday evening. Registering their first win of the tournament, this heroic performance by the hosts enthralled the evening audience at the Moulana Bhashani Hockey Stadium who turned […]
It was a Diwali blockbuster in Dhaka as a resilient Indian men’s hockey team edged out Malaysia 6-2 in their Super 4s match to stay on course to make the Hero Asia Cup 2017 Final here at the Moulana Bhashani Hockey Stadium on Thursday.
Japan and Oman played out an entertaining encounter in their classification match at the Hero Asia Cup 2017 here on Wednesday. It was Japan who emerged victorious with a 5-3 win against a spirited Oman team.
As the Hero Asia Cup 2017 inches closer to an exciting summit clash on Sunday, October 22, Pakistan, India, Malaysia and Korea who have qualified for the Super 4s stage are gearing up for top-quality action to ensure a spot in the final.
Malaysia were outstanding in their effort to beat defending champions Korea 2-1 in an exciting Pool B encounter here at the Hero Asia Cup 2017 being held at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Saturday.
The Indian Men’s Hockey Team continued to dominate at the Hero Asia Cup 2017 as they won 7-0 against hosts Bangladesh in their Pool A match here at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Friday.
In the second match of the day, defending Champions Korea overcame an early 0-1 setback to beat Oman 7-2 in their opening game of the Hero Asia Cup 2017 here at the Maulana Bhashani National Stadium on Thursday.
Indian Men’s Hockey Team started off their Hero Asia Cup 2017 campaign with a 5-1 win over Japan here at the Maulana Bhashani National Stadium today. SV Sunil (3′), Lalit Upadhyay (22′), Ramandeep Singh (33′), Harmanpreet Singh (35′, 48′) were the goal-scorers for India as they emerged victorious.
Dhaka (Bangladesh), 10 October, 2017: The Hero Asia Cup 2017 will see eight teams competing for the coveted title at the Maulana Bhishani National Stadium here in Dhaka, Bangladesh starting October 11. But for teams like South Korea, Japan and China, it’s not only the title they are after, but a place in the 2018 World Cup […]
Asian Hockey Federation with support of hosts Bangladesh Hockey Federation and Title Sponsors Hero MotoCorp assures 12 days of exhilarating hockey starting October 11; Winner of the title will be elevated to No.1 spot in Asia and also win berth for 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup
“The prestigious event returns to Bangladesh after 32 years and I believe this will initiate a new era for hockey in the country. Hero Asia Cup 2017 is a big platform and the matches being played under floodlights, the live telecast and great level of hockey definitely opens a new horizon for the sport,” expressed Mahabub Harun, Chief Coach of Bangladesh men’s team.
The Indian Men’s Hockey team will go into the Hero Asia Cup 2017 as the favourites to win the tournament as they are the highest ranked Asian team in the world. But the assignment at hand for the Indians should not be taken for granted.
The Pakistan Hockey Team has not been able to perform up to expectations in the past few years, but with a recoup that took place after a 7th-placed finish at the Hockey World League Semi-Final in London earlier this year, the record 4-time World Champions are ready to prove their mettle yet again as they go into next month’s Hero Asia Cup 2017.
The Indoor Asia Cup 2017 will be held from the 24th to 28th April 2017 in Doha, Qatar at the Aspire Dome Indoor Hockey Ground. Eleven teams (8 Men’s teams & 6 Women’s teams) will be participating in the tournament. Champions Iran (M) and Kazakhstan will defend their titles against top ranking Asian teams.