Asia Cup Hockey 2017: Indian Women Reach QF with 3 Straight Wins

After yesterday’s win against China, a tough match saw both the goals being scored in the last 10 minutes as Vandana Kataria (54′) and Gurjit Kaur (55′) scored. Gurjit Kaur scored 4th goal in 3 matches. China registered huge win to push Malaysia to third position in Pool A. India in Pool A and South Korea in Pool B topped the group with three wins each. Indians will face Kazakhstan in Quarterfinals on Nov 2.

9th Women’s Asia Cup: Schedule, Pools and Results

Summary of Group A

    1. India and South Korea won all the three matches.
    2. Goal difference for South Korea is +20, the highest. Indian women had a goal difference of +15.
    3. 25 goals: Maximum goals conceded by Singapore. 16 goals conceded by Kazakhstan.
    4. 10-0 win by India is the biggest margin of victory in matches of both the pools.
    5. Park Seung-a (South Korea) with 7 goals is the highest goal scorer so far.

Oct 31

    India def Malaysia 2-0.
    China def Singapore 7-0
    South Korea def Kazakhstan 9-1
    Japan def Thailand 7-1

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