May 14, 2009

India is fighting for 5th or 6th place Hockey Asia Cup 2009

India has been kicked out from the Hockey Asia Cup 2009 semifinal to beat China in the last match. The time winner got hut who dreamed to be the title holders this year too. They titled last two years. Although Pakistan is the most time title holder but India played in final most times comparing all team. A painful unfastened draw makes a strong dam to post them in the semifinals.


India was playing in the Pool B where arch rival Pakistan and a single time third position holder China were the oppositions. In the first match India beat to Pakistan 2–3 lost and draw win China could not able to qualified for the semifinals. As a result China one draw and one wins pushed them to Hockey Asia Cup 2009 semifinals.


Tomorrow India will take on Bangladesh to qualify for the 5th or 6th position. This is the first time India will have to perform for this position 5th or 6th place after founded in 1982.