Korea is now considered the best team. It has become the last two years (1999 and 1994) title holders. Whenever they beat both teams India and Pakistan. Korea has a change to be 3rd time title holders and it will brought them the highest wins equal to Pakistan. On the other hand, Pakistan 4th will brought the highest wins record. Both of them are in win-win situation to take position in the Hockey Asia Cup 2009 and they did not take on each other earlier this tournament.
Korea and Pakistan are all set to take on each other in the final of Hockey Asia Cup tournament 2009 that is hosted by Malaysia. Both the teams have very good record in World Championships but with the observation of last two yeas Korea is stepping al head. Even in the last in the last few Asia Cup Pakistan could not achieve the title, in spite of being play in the final.
Final: 16 May, 2009 Asia Cup Hockey Korea vs Pakistan
Thursday 16 May 2009
19:30 Hrs Local Time (1730 PST)
Although the fans of South Asia missed the semifinals and the robin-round matches on TV channels but the Pakistani people will be able to watch the final match of Hockey Asia Cup 2009 on Pakistan Television Home Channel. The match will be played at Kuantan, Malaysia and according to Pakistan local time it will be telecast at 1730.
Pakistan beat the host Malaysia by 4-2 in Asia Cup Hockey semi final and the opposition Korea beat China 5-1 on 14 the May 2009. You Hyo-Sik scored 3 goals on side of Korea against China and Rehan Butt netted 2 goals himself against Malaysia.
Stick2hockey.com showed the text commentary on it website but I did not get any information about final math.