8th Men’s Junior Hockey Asia Cup

8th Men’s Junior Asia Cup - 2015

Question: Who won the 8th Men’s Junior Hockey Asia Cup?

(a) Japan
(b) Pakistan
(c) Malaysia
(d) India

Ans (d)

 Related facts:

  • The 8th Men’s Junior Asia Cup was held from 14 to 22 November 2015 at the Wisma Belia Hockey Stadium in Kuantan, Malaysia.
  • In the finals played at Kuantan (Malaysia) India defeated arch rivals Pakistan by 6-2 goals.
  • Indian junior hockey team, won the men’s junior Asia Cup for the third time out of total five final matches played.
  • In the final match, Man of the Match award was presented to Indian captainHarjeet Singh .
  • Indian team coach was Harendra Singh and Pakistan coach wasTahir Zaman.
  • In the competition third and Fourth place are occupied by Korea and Japan respectively.
  • Other Awards of Cup:
  • Top goal scorer: Harmanpreet Singh of India. He had scored 14 goals.
  • Best Player of the Tournament: Shahril Saabah (Malaysia).
  • Best Goalkeeper of the Tournament: Vikas Dahiya (India).
  • Fair Play Award: Japanese Team.

Reference:

http://hockeyindia.org/21487-2

http://www.asiahockey.org/mavista/cms/en/home/30379/14—22-November-2015-%3Cbr%3E8th-Men%E2%80%99s-Junior-Asia-Cup

http://hockeyindia.org/news/indian-colts-lift-8th-junior-mens-asia-cup-beating-arch-rivals-pakistan-by-6-2.html

https://tms.fih.ch/competitions/560/reports/scorers

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