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Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 Hockey Competition - 29 September
All times GMT +8
28 Sep 2023 09:00 UZB v PAK (Pool A) 2 - 18
28 Sep 2023 11:15 BAN v SGP (Pool A) 7 - 3
28 Sep 2023 13:30 OMA v THA (Pool B) 5 - 3
28 Sep 2023 15:45 INA v MAS (Pool B) 2 - 9
28 Sep 2023 18:30 CHN v KOR (Pool B) 3 - 2
28 Sep 2023 20:45 JPN v IND (Pool A) 2 - 4
30 Sep 2023 09:00 SGP v JPN (Pool A)
30 Sep 2023 11:15 OMA v INA (Pool B)
30 Sep 2023 13:30 MAS v KOR (Pool B)
30 Sep 2023 15:45 BAN v UZB (Pool A)
30 Sep 2023 18:30 THA v CHN (Pool B)
30 Sep 2023 20:45 PAK v IND (Pool A)
29 Sep 2023 10:15 KAZ v INA (Pool B) 2 - 1
29 Sep 2023 12:45 THA v JPN (Pool B) 0 - 14
29 Sep 2023 16:00 HKG v SGP (Pool A)
29 Sep 2023 18:30 MAS v IND (Pool A)
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Pakistan outplays Uzbekistan in Asian Games hockey, earns 3rd straight victory
Pakistan-outplays-Uzbekistan-in-Asian-Games-hockey-earns-3rd-straight-victoryISLAMABAD: Pakistan hockey team earned its third consecutive victory in the ongoing 19th Asian Games when it downed Uzbekistan in the extravaganza at Hangzhou, China on Thursday.
Pakistan recorded the highest score in the Asian Games
By Tariq Ali
Pakistan scored the highest score in the men's hockey in the Asian Games. Pakistan 18-2 Uzbekistan at Gongshu Canal Sports Park field hockey field, Hangzhou in the 19th Asian Games 2022. Pakistan was 11-1 at the half time. For the Pakistani team Arbaz Ahmad scored 5 goals, Abdul Rana (3) and Afraz (3) also scored hat tricks in the match.
The previous highest scores for Pakistan in the Asian Games 17-0 against Bangladesh, Bangkok, 1978. In this match Shahnaz Sheikh (who is now the coach of the team), scored 7 goals.
The Highest Scores of the Match for Pakistan are as follows:
Pakistan 22-0 Nepal Guwahati 2016 South Asian Federation Games
Pakistan 20-0 Thailand Hiroshima 1993 Asia Cup
Pakistan 19-0 Nepal Dhaka 2010 South Asian Federation Games
Pakistan 18-2 Uzbekistan Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games
Pakistan 17-0 Bangladesh Bangkok 1978 Asian Games
Pakistan 16-1 Iran Dhaka 1985 Asia Cup
Pakistan 16-0 Kazakhstan Jakarta 2018 Asian Games
Pakistan 15-0 Sri Lanka Kuala Lumpur 1999 Asia Cup
Pakistan 14-0 Sri Lanka Tehran 1974 Asian Games
Pakistan 14-0 Sri Lanka Karachi 1982 Asia Cup
Pakistan 14-0 Hong Kong Beijing 1990 Asian Games
Pakistan 14-0 Sri Lanka Incheon 2014 Asian Games
Pakistan 13-0 Thailand Bangkok 1966 Asian Games
Pakistan 13-0 Iran Tehran 1974 Asian Games
Pakistan 13-0 Chinese Taipei Ipoh 2013 Asia Cup
Pakistan 13-0 Indonesia Jakarta 2022 Asia Cup
Pakistan 12-0 Oman Seoul 1986 Asian Games
Pakistan 12-0 Hong Kong 2010 Asian Games
Pakistan 12-1 Japan New Delhi 1982 Asian Games
In the match played between Pakistan and Uzbekistan ended with the score 18-2, Arbaz Ahmad scored 5 goals.
Following is the list of players who scored 5 or more Individual Goals in a Match in the Asian Games
7 goals - Shahnaz Sheikh Pakistan v Bangladesh Bangkok 1978
7 goals - Jang Jong-Hyun South Korea v Bangladesh Doha 2006
6 goals - Abdul Waheed Khan Pakistan v Indonesia Bangkok 1966
6 goals - Abdul Rasheed Jr. Pakistan v Iran Tehran 1974
6 goals - Mohammad Shahid India v Thailand Seoul 1986
6 goals - Takahiko Yamabori Japan v Hong Kong Doha 2006
6 goals - Takahiko Yamabori Japan v Oman Guangzhou 2010
6 goals - Akashdeep Singh India v Sri Lanka Jakarta 2018
5 goals - Munir Dar Pakistan v South Korea Tokyo 1958
5 goals - Abdul Waheed Khan Pakistan v Ceylon Jakarta 1962
5 goals - Harcharan Singh India v Iran Tehran 1974
5 goals - V.R.Raghunath India v Chinese Taipei Doha 2006
5 goals - Razie Rahim Malaysia v Kazakhstan Jakarta 2018
5 goals - Arbaz Ahmad Pakistan v Uzbekistan Hangzhou 2023
Speedy Tigers coach Arul unhappy despite big win
By Jugjet Singh
The national hockey team defeated Indonesia 9-2 in at the Asian Games Group B match in Hangzhou. - NSTP/ASYRAF HAMZAH
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian men's hockey team thrashed Indonesia 9-2 to record their third Asian Games Group B win in a row on Thursday, but coach A. Arul Selvaraj was not happy.
Group B becoming tense for Malaysia
By Syafiq Aznan
The national men’s hockey squad have had a 29-goal fest at the Asian Games so far, but meeting South Korea tomorrow will be their defining moment. - NSTP/ASYRAF HAMZAH
HANGZHOU: The national men's hockey squad have had a 29-goal fest at the Asian Games so far, but meeting South Korea tomorrow will be their defining moment.
Indian Men's Hockey Team picks solid 4-2 win over defending Champions Japan in Hangzhou
Abhishek, Mandeep Singh and Amit Rohidas scored goals for India in the match
Hangzhou: The Indian Men's Hockey Team on Thursday continued their winning run at the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022, defeating the 2018 Asian Games Gold medalist Japan 4-2 in their third Pool A match. Abhishek (13', 48'), Mandeep Singh (24'), and Amit Rohidas (34') scored the goals for India to help their side get an important victory. Genki Mitani (57'), and Ryosei Kato (60') scored the goals for Japan.
Dominant India subdues defending champions Japan 4-2
Never has India lost to Japan in the annals of the Asian Games. What made today’s encounter between the two regulars to the genre of competition since 1958 is that its for the first time Japan entered the field as defending champions. The question therefore was will they be able to turn the tables on India?
India men’s hockey team beats Japan 4-2, overtakes Pakistan from top of Pool A
Indian men’s hockey team beat Japan 4-2 in the Pool A match on Thursday.
PHOTO: India hockey team captain Harmanpreet Singh Photo Credit: AP
Two goals in the last four minutes saw Japan reduce the deficit but India’s superiority till then ensured a 4-2 win against the reigning Asian Games champion in the first real test for the Indians.
Speedy Tigresses unfazed by facing India in Hangzhou
Speedy Tigresses will face India in their second Group A match of the Hangzhou Asian Games at Gongshu Canal Sports Park Stadium. - BERNAMA PIC
HANGZHOU: The national women's hockey squad do not fear playing India, one of Asia's top teams, in their second Group A match of the Hangzhou Asian Games at Gongshu Canal Sports Park Stadium here tomorrow.
Preview: Unbeaten Indian Men's Hockey Team prepares for crucial Pakistan challenge in Hangzhou
India will take on neighbouring rivals Pakistan on Saturday
Hangzhou: The Indian Men's Hockey Team has displayed their top form at the ongoing 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022, picking up three wins in three games so far. While India began the contest with a 16-0 win over Uzbekistan in the Pool A match, the side led by Captain Harmanpreet Singh followed it up with a 16-1 win over Singapore. On Thursday, India faced their toughest challenge of the campaign against the 2018 Asian Games Gold medalist Japan and came out of the contest with a 4-2 win to keep their winning streak intact.
We focus on our game and trust our structure, we will play our best: Mandeep Singh
Indian hockey forward Mandeep Singh assures that the team is not swayed by the favourites tag and is focussed on their target at the Asian Games 2023.
Paris 2024: Oman to host FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifier
Following FIH’s decision to withdraw the hosting of one of the Men’s FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers from Pakistan due to the recent developments in the governance situation of the Pakistan Hockey Federation, this event will now be hosted by another Asian nation, namely Oman, which had already expressed an interest to bid at an early stage, during the bidding phase.
Oman to host FIH Hockey Olympic 2024 qualifer
By Rod Gilmour
Muscat, Oman to host Olympic qualifier in Jan 2024 PIC: AHF
Oman’s steps into becoming a hockey hub for the region went up another notch on Thursday after capital Muscat was announced as a venue for the FIH 2024 Olympic qualifiers.
Two months to go: Indian Junior Women’s Hockey Team preparations up and running for the FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup 2023
The prestigious tournament is scheduled to be held from 29th November to 10th December 2023
New Delhi: With two months to go for the highly-anticipated FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup 2023, preparations are in top gear for the Indian Junior Women’s Hockey Team as they look to lift the coveted trophy. The FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup 2023 will be held in Santiago, Chile, from 29th November to 10th December 2023. A total of 16 teams will be participating in the FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup 2023.
History of the FIH Hockey Junior World Cup
SANTIAGO, Chile – The Junior World Cup is an event that exists in some form or another in a vast number of sports – from soccer, to golf, to gymnastics. It is a way for the rising stars of their sport to showcase their talent on a global stage. For field hockey, there is the FIH Hockey Junior World Cup (JWC).
Scottish Hockey to host Women’s EuroHockey Championship Qualifier
August 2024 will see more international hockey come to Scotland as Scottish Hockey hosts Women’s EuroHockey Championship Qualifier A. As Scottish Hockey moves towards the Build phase of its Reset, Build, Excel vision, hosting the tournament is a great opportunity to build on a successful history of hosting international tournaments over the last eight years.
England Hockey League 2023/24 Premier Division Weekend 3 Preview
Weekend 3 of the England Hockey League 2023/24 Premier Division is almost here and Rod Gilmour from the Hockey Paper has reviewed the upcoming fixtures.
Perth Thundersticks chasing glory in 2023 Hockey One season
With the 2023 Hockey One season just a week away, we’re casting our minds back to 2022 and looking at how the Perth Thundersticks are shaping up before round 1.
Big weekend in the Scottish men’s Premiership and a huge match at Auchenhowie
This weekend`s activities are confined to the men`s Premiership, there are no women`s games due to international commitments.
Maryland field hockey’s stretch against Big Ten, nation’s elite starts with No. 6 Rutgers
Hope Rose runs with the ball during Maryland field hockey's 3-2 loss to Princeton on Sept. 14, 2023. (Eric Robinson/The Diamondback)
Each time Hope Rose and Maryland field hockey discuss their plan for the team’s Big Ten opener against undefeated No. 6 Rutgers on Thursday, they have a consistent mantra: Come out strong.
No. 8 Maryland field hockey trumped by No. 6 Rutgers in shootout, 3-2
Missy Meharg during Maryland field hockey’s 3-2 loss to Princeton on Sept. 14, 2023. (Eric Robinson/The Diamondback)
Nathalie Fiechter stepped up for her penalty stroke as Maryland field hockey’s final chance. With Rutgers up by two strokes, the Terps needed a score to continue the shootout.
No. 8 Maryland field hockey falls to No. 6 Rutgers, 3-2, in penalty shootout
The Terps dropped their Big Ten opener.
Photo courtesy of Maryland Athletics.
No. 8 Maryland field hockey seemed positioned to win the marathon at No. 6 Rutgers. After regulation and two overtime periods, the Terps found themselves up one after the first round of a penalty shootout.
No. 14 Harvard Field Hockey Strengthens Offense Before Ivy Season Gets Under Way
By Mairead B. Baker
Senior captain and defender Mazarine Broze stands by Delware's goal for a shot on net in the Crimson's 2022 matchup against the Blue Hens, where it won 2-1. By Dylan J. Goodman
With 16 games on the schedule this season, No. 14 Harvard field hockey only has eight battles left. Most recently, it drew the losing straw in a double-overtime quarrel with No. 4 Duke University — its only loss since a one-goal defeat to No. 7 University of Virginia back in early September. Over the first month of the campaign, the Crimson has been building up strength for its imminent Ivy League season.
Day 9 Results: 3rd Khelo India Junior Women’s Hockey League 2023 (Finals) in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
Gwalior: SAI BAL and SAI Shakti qualified for the Final of the 3rd Khelo India Junior Women’s Hockey League 2023 (Finals) in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, after winning their respective Semi-Final games on Thursday. Meanwhile, HAR Hockey Academy and HIM Academy won their respective 5/8th place play-off matches.
South Africa's Border hockey embarks on fight to remain in A-section next yearBy
NEW HEIGHTS: The Border U13A girls’ hockey team celebrates after their excellent performance at this year’s interprovincial tournament. Picture: SUPPLIED
This season has been exceptional for Border hockey with the promotion of teams to the interprovincial tournament (IPT) A-section for 2024 but staying there will be a challenge, as problems with failing infrastructure and dwindling financial support continue.
Hockey Wales Young Ambassador Lily Morgan to launch further support for young people with autism.
Hockey Wales Young Ambassador Lily Morgan spoke in front of the EuroHockey General Assembly in Mönchengladbach, Germany last month.