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News for 16 December 2021

All the news for Thursday 16 December 2021

Hero Asian Champions Trophy Dhaka 2021 - 16 December
Dhaka (BAN)

All times GMT +6

15 Dec 2021     IND v BAN (RR)     9 - 0
15 Dec 2021    KOR v JPN (RR)     3 - 3

16 DEc 2021 is a rest day

17 Dec 2021 15:30     IND v PAK (RR)    
17 Dec 2021 18:00     BAN v KOR (RR)    

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Pool Standings

Rank Team Played Wins Draws Losses Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference Points
1 India 2 1 1 0 11 2 9 4
2 Korea 2 0 2 0 5 5 0 2
3 Japan 2 0 2 0 3 3 0 2
4 Pakistan 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
5 Bangladesh 1 0 0 1 0 9 -9 0

FIH Match Centre

Three goal Dilpreet leads India goalfest

Nine answered goals scored by India against Bangladesh came as no surprise in the Asian Champions Trophy hockey encounter at the Maulana Bhasani stadium in Dhaka on Wednesday.

India drill nine past Bangladesh

Dilpreet Singh scored a hat-trick and Jarmanpreet Singh netted a brace for India.

By Aarish Ansari

Men’s Asian Champions Trophy hockey: India drill nine past Bangladesh Picture by Hockey India

The Indian hockey team registered a thumping 9-0 victory over hosts Bangladesh in their second match of the Men’s Asian Champions Trophy 2021 in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Wednesday.

Dilpreet's hat-trick, Jarmanpreet's brace power India to 9-0 win over Bangladesh

Dilpreet (12th, 22nd and 45th) scored three field goals for India, while Jarmanpreet Singh (33rd, 43rd) struck a brace from penalty corners situations

Dhaka: Striker Dilpreet Singh slammed a hat-trick as defending champions and Olympic bronze-medallists India thrashed hosts Bangladesh 9-0 to register their first win in the Asian Champions Trophy men's hockey tournament here on Wednesday.

Dilpreet’s Hat-Trick: 6th Instance of Indian Scoring Hat-Trick in Asian Champions Trophy

Dilpreet scored a fabulous hat-trick in India’s 9-0 drubbing of hosts Bangladesh in the 6th Men’s Asian Champions Trophy at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium in Dhaka. Interestingly, this was Dilpreet’s second hat-trick in the Asian Champions Trophy – he had scored his first hat-trick in India’s 11-0 mauling of Oman in the 2018 Asian Champions Trophy at Muscat. This is the sixth instance of an Indian scoring a hat-trick in the Asian Champions Trophy.

IIndia - Pakistan Hockey at Dhaka stadium


If you closely look at it India-Pakistan ties at Dhaka, where both will meet tormorrOw in the Hero Champions Trophy – what one comes across is the intensity of these contests.

India vs Pakistan: Hockey’s greatest rivalry in numbers

India and Pakistan share 11 Olympic gold medals and 11 Asian Games titles between them.

By Aarish Ansari

Picture by 2012 Getty Images

There aren’t many rivalries in the sporting world that can match the hype and intensity of an India vs Pakistan contest.

India vs Pakistan in Men’s Asian Champions Trophy hockey - watch live streaming

Joint defending champions India and Pakistan will be facing each other for the first time in three years. Watch live!

By Ubaid Parkar

India vs Pakistan in Men’s Asian Champions Trophy hockey - watch live streaming Picture by getty images Germany +491728296845

The Indian hockey team will be up against arch-rivals Pakistan in its third match of the Men’s Asian Champions Trophy 2021 in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Friday.

How Dan Barstow Prepared To Umpire The 2021 Junior World Cup Final

Despite England’s men withdrawing from the 2021 Junior World Cup due to Covid-related travel restrictions, there was still representation at the event in India in the form of umpires Dan Barstow and Paul Walker.

Kazakhstan teams excited about upcoming Indoor World Cup in Liège

As we build up to the sixth edition of the FIH Hockey Indoor World Cup, which is set to take place in Belgium early next year, we look at the teams that will compete for the title at the intense, action-packed competition that will be played at Country Hall de Liège from 2-6 February 2022.

Kenya to renew rivalry with South Africa in Africa Cup of Nations

By Washington Onyango

Kenya's Douglas Nyerere (left) and Robinson Omutekete (right) sandwitch a Ugandan player during an Africa Cup of Nations Test match at Sikh Union, Parklands on March 20, 2021. [Jenipher Wachie, Standard]

The Kenya national men’s hockey team will face defending champions South Africa at the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations to be played at the Theodosia Okoh Stadium in Accra, Ghana next year in January.

Appointment of NZ Officials to Men and Women's World Cups

NZ officials continue to feature prominantly at the highest level on the world stage with a total of 7 officials recently appointed to both the Mens and Womens World Cups.

International indoor set for return to Ireland after 30-year break

The Irish women at the Pro Series Indoor test series in South Africa in December 2019.

International indoor hockey is set for a thrilling return to Ireland for the first time since the late 1980s with the Antrim Forum hosting a men’s and women’s triple-header against Scotland on December 28 and 29.

2021 - Highs, lows and a year to remember

Sarah Juggins, for PAHF

2021 Junior World Cup, Bhubaneswar - Winner: Argentina   

It was another year that was defined by varying degrees of Covid restrictions and their impact on our sport. But it was also a year that had its fair share of highs – in the form of competitions, triumphs and celebrations – balanced with the lows – losses, lockdown and a bewildering sense of what next?

Hockey Year in Review: A golden year for Namibian hockey

by Helge Schütz

Maggy Mengo and her team mates with the Africa Cup on their return to Windhoek. File photo

IN a golden year for Namibian hockey, both the men and women's national indoor teams qualified for the Indoor World Cup, while the women also walked away with the Team of the Year award at the Namibia Sport Awards.

India juniors beat SAI B 6-0 in Khelo India U-21 Women's Hockey League

Deepika scored four goals, including a hat-trick, for India juniors at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium.

Teams SAI A and Sports hostel Bhubaneshwar in action (Khelo India/Twitter) By PTI India juniors defeated Sports Authority of India 'B' 6-0 in the opening Group A match of the inaugural Khelo India U-21 Women's Hockey League (Phase I) on Wednesday.

Hockey Australia Foundation to be promoted on Hockeyroos uniform

Awareness of the newly relaunched Hockey Australia (HA) Foundation will receive a significant boost with the logo to be emblazoned on the Hockeyroos on and off field apparel.

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