After the successful indoor tournament started today May 9th
The Field Hockey Event, SEA Games 2023 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia opened on May 9 to 16, 2023 at the Morodok Techo National Stadium. The last time this event was contested was at the SEA Games 2017, Kuala Lumpur where Malaysia was the champion for the men’s and women’s categories.
The first match of the day was the men’s competition between Singapore and Indonesia which tied 2-2 for 1 point each. Tomorrow Singapore will face Malaysia while Indonesia will face Thailand.
The second match was in the women’s competition between Singapore and Indonesia also drawing 2-2 to copy the same result as their male compatriots. Both teams start the tournament with 1 point to face Thailand and Malaysia respectively.
The second match of the men’s tournament was between Thailand and the host of the games Cambodia. The match ended with a score of 2-1 taking Thailand the first 3 points in the standings. The Thai team will face Indonesia on May 11, while the host will play tomorrow May 10 against Indonesia.
The last match of the day was in the women’s competition between Thailand and Cambodia. The home team lost by 5 goals to 1, failing to get points while the Thai team got their 3 points that put them on top of the table.
The home team will play against Malaysia tomorrow May 10, while the leaders will play against Indonesia on May 11.