All the news for Monday 20 December 2021
Hero Asian Champions Trophy Dhaka 2021 - 20 Decem
All times GMT + 6
19 Dec 2021 IND v JPN (RR) 6 - 0
19 Dec 2021 PAK v BAN (RR) 6 - 2
20 Dec 2021 is a rest day
21 Dec 2021 15:30 KOR v PAK (Semi-final 1)
21 Dec 2021 18:00 IND v JPN (Semi-final 2)
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Goalkeeper Karkera shines even as India rout Japan
By s2h Team
Rarely does a goalkeeper of a team winning 6-0 pick up the man-of-the-match award. Today was one such day, the recipient being Suraj Karkera, the young Indian goalkeeper whose exploits frustrated Asian Games champions Japan in the 2021 Asian Champions Trophy at the Maulana Bhasani stadium in Dhaka on Sunday.
Defending champions India book semi-final berth with 6-0 win over Japan
India had earlier secured a win against Pakistan and Bangladesh after playing out a draw against Korea in the tournament opener.
India's fourth round-robin match saw the defending champions confirm their place in the semi-finals of Asian Champions Trophy 2021 with a 6-0 win over Japan on Sunday at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium. India had earlier secured a win against Pakistan and Bangladesh after playing out a draw against Korea in the tournament opener.
Confident India start as overwhelming favourites against Japan in semifinal
India end the round-robin stage of five-nation tournament at the top of standings with 10 points
Back to their best after a slow start, defending champions and Olympic bronze-medallist India would start as overwhelming favourites against Asian Games gold winner Japan in the semifinal of the Asian Champions Trophy men’s hockey tournament here on Tuesday.
Pakistan thrash Bangladesh to set up South Korea semi-final clash in Asian Champions Trophy
DHAKA: Pakistan’s Mohammad Razzaq (L) scores during the Asian Champions Trophy match against Bangladesh on Sunday.—AFP
DHAKA: A thumping 6-2 victory against Bangladesh saw Pakistan get their first victory of the Asian Champions Trophy, jumping up to third in the table and setting up a semi-final against South Korea.
MHC stick to their acts
By Jugjet Singh
Malaysian Junior’s hockey Team. -Pic credit to Facebook MHC.
AS hockey buckled up for a roller coaster ride this year, the Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) were still able to have more ups than downs.
South Africa seal series with fine first half
Having served a platter of entertainment over the three previous matches, there was an eager excitement to see what African neighbours South Africa and Namibia would offer as the final course of the enthralling African Indoor Hockey series.
USMNT Drops Test Match against Canada
MOORPARK, Calif. – In their first home sanctioned match following the naming of the new squad, the No. 23 U.S. Men’s National Team met No. 11 Canada at Harris Family Stadium at Moorpark College in Moorpark, Calif. USA captured the lead with time expired at the end of the half but Canada rallied and scored two in the third quarter for the 2-1 win.
Federation invites 60 players to camp for Africa Cup of Nations
Baba Ndana Abdullahi will be in charge of the coaching crew.
The Nigeria Hockey Federation has released a list of 60 invited athletes (men & women) and its coaching crew in preparation for the Africa Cup of Nations.
Rossiter takes on role with Australian Indoor Women’s Team
Recently retired international Indoor hockey goalkeeper Troy Rossiter will join Australia’s National Indoor Women’s Hockey program as an Assistant Coach.
Punjab, Maharashtra to clash in hockey semi-final today
Hockey Punjab will face Hockey Maharashtra in the first semi-finals of the 11th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship at Pune on December 20.
Drag flick coaching: ‘Six key points’ for success
Ashley Jackson drag-flick for England against Canada during their final Pool B game at the XX Commonwealth Games, Glasgow
“Every drag flicker from around the world is different, particularly their run ups,” says Luke Doerner, who made 175 appearances and scored 112 goals for the Kookaburras.
CIC directs Hockey India to disclose purpose of fund transfers to foreign accounts
The Central Information Commission has directed Hockey India to disclose the purpose behind funds transferred by it to foreign accounts
Central Information Commission
The Central Information Commission has directed Hockey India to disclose the purpose behind funds transferred by it to foreign accounts and cash withdrawals from its accounts, after the information was withheld by the federation on the grounds of commercial confidence.