Junior Asia Cup Hockey: India will look to maintain winning streak against Pakistan in Junior Asia Cup. sports news in hindi

Junior Asia Cup Hockey: India will look to maintain winning streak against Pakistan in Junior Asia Cup.  sports news in hindi


Salalah. High on confidence after two stupendous wins, a confident Indian team would look to carry on that momentum in their next Pool A match of the Junior Men’s Hockey Asia Cup as there is no room for any complacency against arch-rivals Pakistan.

India beat Chinese Taipei 18-0 in the first match. After this Japan was defeated by 3.1. India’s real test will be against Pakistan, who beat Chinese Taipei 15-1 and Thailand 9-0.

Indian skipper Uttam Singh said his team’s morale is high after the two wins but admitted that the contest against Pakistan will be tough.
He said, “We have started the tournament strongly and we will come against Pakistan with the same attitude. The first two wins have given us a lot of confidence.

Pakistan is also a strong team and this match will be equal. Uttam said that India’s defense is capable of facing Pakistani attacks. He said, ‘Our defense is good but Pakistan also have good forward players. However, we have faced such challenges in the past as well and we are sure that we will not let them score. The two teams last played each other in the 2015 Junior Asia Cup final in which India emerged victorious 6-2.

Since 2011, the two have faced each other seven times in the Junia Asia Cup, with India winning five times and Pakistan winning one. One match has been a draw. India’s head coach CR Kumar said, “Playing Pakistan is always challenging. However, we have prepared well and focusing on that the result will be good. ”””” India has to play Thailand on Sunday.

Pc:The Indian Express





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