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News for 24 May 2023

All the news for Wednesday 24 May 2023

Men's Junior Asia Cup - 24 May
Salalah (OMA)

All times GMT +4

23 May 2023 09:00     JPN v THA (Pool A)      7 - 1
23 May 2023 15:30     PAK v TPE (Pool A)     15 - 1
23 May 2023 17:45     MAS v UZB (Pool B)     8 - 1
23 May 2023 20:00     OMA v BAN (Pool B)     0 - 2

24 May 2023 15:30     KOR v UZB (Pool B)     
24 May 2023 17:45     IND v TPE (Pool A)         
24 May 2023 20:00     PAK v THA (Pool A)     

Pool Standings

FIH Match Centre

Coach Amin demands more from his hockey juniors in Muscat

By Aftar Singh

Malaysia (in yellow) in action against Uzbekistan in Tuesday’s Junior Asia Cup Group B match at Sultan Qaboos City Complex in Muscat. - Pic Courtesy of Asian Hockey Federation

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia may have thrashed Uzbekistan 8-1 in their opening Junior Asia Cup Group B match in Muscat on Tuesday, but coach Amin Rahim was unimpressed.

Indian Junior Men's Hockey Team confident of shining in Men's Junior Asia Cup 2023

The Indian team will open their campaign against Chinese Taipei on 24th May

New Delhi: Indian Junior Men's Hockey Team are all geared up for the highly anticipated Men's Junior Asia Cup 2023 in Salalah, Oman, which is set to commence from 23rd May while the Final of the tournament will be played on 1st June 2023. The tournament will not only serve as a brilliant platform for the young players in Asia to display their skills, but it will also be crucial as the top three finishers in the Men's Junior Asia Cup 2023 will qualify for the FIH Junior Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023, which is set to be played in Malaysia in December this year.

India to begin title defence against Chinese Taipei on Wednesday

India is the most successful side in the event alongside Pakistan with both countries having lifted the trophy three times each.

India to begin campaign against Chinese Taipei. Image- Hockey India

India will aim to qualify for this year’s World Cup when they begin the defence of their title against Chinese Taipei in the Men’s Junior Asia Cup in Salalah, Oman on Wednesday.

Men's Hockey Junior Asia Cup 2023 - Records

By Tariq Ali

On the opening day, Pakistan recorded a massive score 15 - 1 against Chinese Taipei in the Men's Hockey Junior Asia Cup (under - 21) at Sultan Qaboos Youth Complex for Culture & Entertainment, Salalah, Oman, 2023.

Following is the list of the Highest Match Scores in the Men's Hockey Junior Asia Cup:
Pakistan 55-0 Macau, Karachi, 1987-88
India 32-0 Macau, Karachi, 1987-88
South Korea 30-0 Macau, Karachi, 1987-88
Malaysia 25-0 Macau, Karachi, 1987-88
India 22-0 Iran, Kuala Lumpur, 2000
China 21-0 Macau, Karachi, 1987-88
India 17-1 Sri Lanka, Karachi, 2004
India 16-1 Uzbekistan, Kuala Lumpur, 2000
Pakistan 15-1 Chinese Taipei, Karachi, 2004
Pakistan 15-1 Chinese Taipei, Salalah, 2023

Batch extends opportunities in Kookaburras’ Europe squad

A 20-player Kookaburras squad has been selected for FIH Pro League matches against the Netherlands and Belgium to be played in Europe from 8-20 June.

Great Britain announces squads for FIH Pro League London’s first mini tournament

Great Britain have announced 22 players for each of the men's and women's squads taking part in the first mini tournament of FIH Pro League London presented by Vitality.  

Four Welsh athletes to star in GB Series

Hockey Wales is proud to share that four Welsh athletes have been selected to represent GB in the upcoming FIH Pro League Series at Lee Valley Hockey Centre in London.

“Focus will be on improving our defence in next two games of Australia tour,” says Indian Women’s Hockey Team Vice Captain Deep Grace Ekka

After playing three matches against Australia, the Indian team is gearing up to take on Australia ‘A’ in their last two games of the tour

Adelaide: The Indian Women’s Hockey Team Vice Captain Deep Grace Ekka believes that a strong defence line will be critical to the team's chances of winning the final two matches of their tour of Australia as well as putting up a strong performance in the upcoming big tournaments like the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022.

Ireland Senior Women series against Scotland report

The Irish Senior Women beat Scotland 4-0 in their first game of a two game series in The University of Ulster on Saturday.

Launch of the National Umpire Academy and upcoming EHF/FIH appointments

Congratulations to all the Hockey Ireland / IHUA umpires, outlined in the table below, who have been appointed to EuroHockey and FIH tournaments / fixtures this summer.

Red Centre camp that moulded Jillaroos

As the Jillaroos’ preparation for December’s FIH Junior World Cup ramps up, there was a time last year that could prove to be a key instigator in Australia’s U21 Women’s Hockey Team’s chances of winning the showpiece event for the first time.

Day 6 Results: 13th Hockey India Sub Junior Men National Championship 2023

New Delhi: The sixth day at the 13th Hockey India Sub Junior Men National Championship 2023 proved to be a fruitful day for Assam Hockey, Hockey Punjab and Hockey Chandigarh, as they registered wins in their respective pool matches here at the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Rourkela.

Keith Smith steps down as head coach of Scotland Aspiring Girls

After seven years in the role Keith Smith has stepped down as the head coach of Scotland Aspiring Girls. Team manager, Susan McDowell, has also stepped down along with Bill Robson and Harriet Bascombe.

Double delight for East at Scotland's U14 Inter-Districts

Congratulations to East District on winning the Girls’ and Boys’ U14 Inter-Districts. The East teams finished in the top two places in both competitions on an exciting weekend of youth hockey.

Future of dry turfs in hockey

The FIH Academy hosted a webinar on hockey’s move towards dry (non-irrigated) turfs, introduced by FIH President Tayyab Ikram and led by Prof. Alastair Cox, the FIH Facilities and Quality Programme Manager, on 17 May, which was attended by over 150 participants, including members of National Associations, Continental Federations, hockey turf manufacturers and other stakeholders.

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