The tournament that features 6 countries from the Asian continent, Chinese Taipei, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Hong Kong China, and Uzbekistan started today October 12th.
It is important to note that this tournament was founded in 2003 and is a qualifier for the Junior Asia Cup. The most winning teams in this tournament historically were Chinese Taipei who won 3 titles and Singapore who is the team defending the 2019 title.
The first match of the tournament was between Hong Kong China vs Indonesia where the team that debuts in this tournament, since it is its first appearance, won 3-1 to a team that with the 2022 edition adds its fifth participation in this tournament.
The team led by Arifali started the first match of the tournament with a goal by player number 6, CHUI Hay Yan in the 8th minute of the match with a penalty stroke.
Indonesia was slow to react, but from the end of the second quarter INDIRA Nisa gave her team some breathing space by converting the equalizer. It seemed that the team led by AULIA Rahma Dwi was ready to turn the result around when in the 34th minute RONSUMBRE Paulina made it 2-1 to put her team ahead and just 5 minutes later the captain made it 3-1 to take the first victory of this tournament.
The best player of the match was MIRINO Infun the number 12 of Indonesia.
Indonesia will play their next match tomorrow against Kazakhstan while Hong Kong China will face Uzbekistan.