Hockey Asia Cup Final Live: India Defeat Malaysia 2-1

Latest updates from India’s hockey Asia Cup final against Malaysia in Dhaka.

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India Eye Third Asia Cup Title

India take on Malaysia in the final of the Hockey Asia Cup in Dhaka on Sunday. Two-time champions India are the higher ranked of the two.

While India has been undefeated in the tournament, Malaysia lost 2-6 to India in the Super 4 match on 19 October.

Malaysians have never won the Asia Cup while India were champions in 2003 and 2007.

6:40 PM , 22 Oct

India Win Asia Cup 2017

India beat Malaysia 2-1 to win their third hockey Asia Cup title. Led by Manpreet Singh, India has won their first Asia Cup in ten years.

Lalit Upadhyay wins the award for the Goal of the Game and Akashdeep Singh is named Man of the Match.

Just about a month before the tournament, former coach Roelant Oltmans was sacked and the senior women’s team coach Sjoerd Marijne took his place. This was India’s first tournament under their new coach.

That is it from the 2017 Hockey Asia Cup. Thanks for joining us.

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6:34 PM , 22 Oct

Malaysia Win Penalty Corner

Malaysia win a penalty corner and get a great chance to equalise. However, they fail to convert it.

6:26 PM , 22 Oct

Malaysia Pull One Back

With approximately 11 minutes left on the clock, Malaysia score their first goal of the game courtesy Shahril Saabah.

After the umpire awarded Malaysia the goal, India asked for a referral but the video umpire said there had been no foul.

India lose their referral. The score now reads 2-1, still in India’s favour.

6:20 PM , 22 Oct

Malaysia Win Penalty Corner

Saurabh Tinku obstructs the ball and Malaysia win a penalty corner. However, the ball goes wide of the goal and the score remains 2-0 in India’s favour.


Published: 22 Oct 2017, 4:58 PM IST
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