9th Asia cup of Hockey is going to start from 24th August 2013 in Malaysia. Asia cup is one of most important and entertaining event for hockey fans. Hockey is a famous sport which is played all over the world. There are millions of hockey fans who are always waiting for such big events.
As we know that hockey is our national game so youth of Pakistan is very interested in hockey. Pakistan is only the country which has won four world cup of hockey. Pakistan hockey players are equally famous all over the world. Pakistan hockey team was one of the best team of the world once. But from the last few years our team has failed to win any big event. It is our bad luck that performance of our team is becoming bad and bad day by day.
To win Asia cup is very important for us because it is the last chance for Pakistan to qualify for Hockey world cup 2014. If Pakistan looses then all the doors of 2014 world cup will close for us. Pakistan has won title of Asia cup three times.
In 9th Asia cup eight teams are participating in it. All the teams are divided into two pools A and B. In each pool four teams are present.
Pool A Pool B
Malaysia South korea
Here is the complete schedule of Asia Cup 2013 Matches:
August 24th, 2013
Match No.1 – India vs Oman
Match No.2 – Pakistan vs Japan
Match No.3 – Malaysia vs Chinese-Taipei
August 25th, 2013
Match No.4 – South Korea vs Bangladesh
Match No.5 – Japan vs Chinese-Taipei
Match No.6 – Pakistan vs Malaysia
August 26th, 2013
Match No.7 – Bangladesh vs Oman
Match No.8 – India vs South Korea
August 27th, 2013
Match No.9 – Pakistan vs Chinese-Taipei
Match No.10 – Japan vs Malaysia
August 28th, 2013
Match No.11 South Korea vs Oman
Match No. 12 India vs Bangladesh
August 29th, 2013
It is the rest Day,
August 30th, 2013
Match No.13 – 5th-8th position – 3rd in Pool A vs 4th in Pool B
Match No.14 – 5th-8th position – 3rd in Pool B vs 4th in Pool A
Match No.15 – Semifinal – A1 vs B2
Match No.16 – Semifinal – B1 vs A2
August 31st, 2013
Match No.17 – 7th-8th position – Loser Match No.13 vs Loser Match No.14
Match No.18 – 5th-6th position – Winner Match No.13 vs Winner Match No.14
September 1st, 2013
Match No.19 – 3rd-4th position – Loser Match No.15 vs Loser Match No.16
Match No.20 – Final – Winner Match No.15 vs Winner Match No.16
This was the schedule of Hockey Asia Cup 2013. Lets hope that team green performs better this time.