To mark 40 days until the Women’s Junior AHF Cup begins, the Singapore Hockey Federation (SHF) has confirmed the official match schedules for the events plus other details. It will be taking place over the course of 7 days, in which a total of 15 matches will be played. Running from 9-15 September at the Sengkang Hockey Stadium in Singapore the event will feature the teams of Chinese Taipei, Bangladesh, Singapore, Hong Kong China, Uzbekistan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
Unlike past editions, this year the competition format will consist of 7 teams participating and the preliminary round will be played in a two-pool format, which will be followed by crossover and classification matches. The top two teams from this tournament will qualify for the Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2020 and will join the teams of China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia and Thailand who are qualified for participation directly based on their results in the Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2015. Also, the Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2020 is a qualifier round for the Hockey Junior World Cup 2021.
The venue for all matches will be the Sengkang Hockey Stadium which has a 2 expansive turf and seating capacity of 1,200 spectators. The playing surface is a water-based green artificial turf and only FIH-approved hockey balls will be used for the tournament. The stadium will also serve as the main training venue prior to the commencement of the competition for teams to use as a practice facility. The average temperature in Singapore during the tournament period is expected to be 27.5 degrees celsius.
|Monday||17:00||2||Pool B||Sri Lanka||v||Nepal||M01|
|18:00||1||Pool B||Hong Kong China||v||Bangladesh||M02|
|20:00||1||Pool B||Sri Lanka||v||Hong Kong China||M05|
|Wednesday||19:30||1||Pool A||Chinese Taipei||v||Singapore||M06|
|Thursday||18:00||1||Pool B||Bangladesh||v||Sri Lanka||M07|
|18:30||2||Pool A||Uzbekistan||v||Chinese Taipei||M08|
|20:00||1||Pool B||Hong Kong China||v||Nepal||M09|
|Saturday||15:30||1||SF1||1st Pool A||v||2nd Pool B||M10|
|16:00||2||5-7th Place||3rd Pool A||v||4th Pool B||M11|
|18:00||1||SF2||1st Pool B||v||2nd Pool A||M12|
|Sunday||15:30||1||3-4th Place||Loser M10||v||Loser M12||M13|
|16:00||2||5-6th Place||Winner M11||v||3rd Pool B||M14|
|18:00||1||FINAL||Winner M10||v||Winner M12||M15|