Women’s Asia Cup Hockey: India beat China 5-4 to clinch the title

  • Women’s Asia Cup Hockey: India beat China 5-4 to clinch the title
05-11-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

Indian women’s hockey team have lifted the Asia Cup title. In the final at Kakamigahara in Japan on Sunday, they beat China 5-4 via sudden death.

Earlier, the two teams were locked 1-1 at regulation time, and were 4-4 in the penalty shoot-out. By winning the tournament, Indian women have also booked their berth in the World Cup. The Indian team has remained unbeaten throughout the tournament.

The triumph of the Indian women’s team follows the Asia Cup victory of the men’s side last month. India had to wait long for their second Women's Asia Cup title with the last one coming way back in 2004 when they had beaten Japan in New Delhi for the trophy. South Korea secured third place with a 1-0 win over Japan earlier in the day.

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