Pakistan placed in pool A of Asia Cup Hockey

Pakistan hockey team will participate in the 9th Men's Asia Cup Hockey Tournament being played from August 24 in Ipoh, Malaysia. Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) spokesman said here on Wednesday that with the approval of International Hockey Federation (FIH), the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) has released two pools of the event.

“Pool A consists of Pakistan, Malaysia, Japan and Chinese-Taipei while pool B comprises Korea, India, Oman and Bangladesh. Schedule of the matches will be released later on after the approval of the FIH.” Pakistan and Korea won the title three times each while India became winner for two times. Korea clinched the 8th Asia Cup while Pakistan remained runners-up.