Nov 3, 11 months ago

Indian women beat defending champions Japan 4-2 , set up title clash against China

Indian women beat defending champions Japan 4-2 , set up title clash against China

India’s women’s hockey team on Friday defeated defending champions Japan 4-2 to seal a place in the final of the Asia Cup, where they will meet China.



A brace from Gurjit Kaur and field goals from Navjot Gaur and Lalremsiami was enough for India to make into the final of the 9th Women’s Asia Cup .

Not surprisingly, given her superb form, it was Gurjit who gave India their first goal by converting a penalty corner in the seventh minute. In the ninth minute, that scoreline became 2-0 as Navjot added a fine field goal and Gurjit slotted in her second goal of the match.



The Japanese outfit, though, did not let go without a fight as Shiho Tsujii and Yui Ishibashi found the back of the net to throw the game and make it 2-3 at half-time. Shiho Tsuji opened Japan’s account in the 17th minute, and 11 minutes later a field goal from Yui Ishibashi left the home fans cheering.

With Japan threatening to make a comeback, India managed to cushion up the lead with Lalremsiami’s first goal of the tournament in the third quarter .



India entered the knockout stage of the tournament following wins over Singapore 10-0, China 4-1 and Malaysia 2-0 to top their pool, and on Thursday defeated Kazakhstan 7-1 in the quarter-final.

Gurjit Kaur is playing beautifully and already has find net 8 time in this tournament so far .

The final will be a repeat of the 2009 edition, which China won by a 5-3 margin. India have not won the tournament since emerging champions in 2004 . India has beat China In Group Stage earlier by 4-1 easily .

You Can Follow Detailed Result on Our Site , here is link for You –

Women Asia Cup 2017



Sportstalk24

Sportstalk24 makes sure the users gets the best information about Live Cricket Score, Live football score, Sports Schedule and their favourite Sports Blog Posts.

Share "Indian women beat defending champions Japan 4-2 , set up title clash against China" via

No comments yet.

Leave a reply

More in Hockey
10:45 pm, 3 months ago

Champions Trophy: India storms into final after playing a draw with Netherlands

India eked out a thrilling 1-1 draw against hosts Netherlands to enter the final of the Champions Trophy in Breda on Saturday to qualify for the much awaited Gold medal match against Australia. …

7:55 pm, 3 months ago

Champions Trophy 2018: India defeats Pakistan by 4-0 in the opener

After a lackluster performance in the Commonwealth Games, Indian hockey team has started the Champions Trophy on high after defeating their arch-rivals Pakistan by 4-0 in the opening match at Breda, Holland….

4:35 pm, 6 months ago

CWG 2018: India’s women hockey team stuns Olympic Champion England

Indian women hockey team played the match of the tournament to defeat Olympic Champion and World no.2 England in the group encounter of Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast, Australia. After losing their first match to lower ranked Wales by 2-3, India came…