AHF Cup Hockey: Bangladesh to play Thailand in semifinal on Wednesday


Bangladesh, the unbeaten champions of Pool B, will play Pool A runners-up Thailand in the semifinal of the eight-nation Men’s Junior Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) Cup (Under-21) Hockey Tournament on Wednesday (January 11) at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in the Muscat in Oman.


The match will kick-off at 6:30 pm( local time).


The Pool A champion and host Oman will play Pool B runners-up Uzbekistan in the other semifinal at the same day and same venue at 4 15 pm local time.


As the semifinalist of the ongoing meet, Bangladesh also qualified for the next Youth Asia Cup Hockey.


The final and 3rd place deciding matches of the meet will be held on Thursday (Jan 12) at the same venue.


Bangladesh team for Men’s Jr AHF Cup Hockey announced


Earlier, Bangladesh emerged Pool B champions in the eight-nation Men’s Junior AHF Cup (Under-21) Hockey with all-win record securing full nine points from straight three matches after beating Hong Kong by 4-0 goals, crushing Sri Lanka 14-0 and outplaying Uzbekistan 6-1


Bangladesh put in four-team Pool B alongwith Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, China and Uzbekistan while Pool A team comprises hosts Oman, Thailand, Chinese Taipei and Indonesia.


Source: United News of Bangladesh