India clinches the title of Hockey Asia Cup after a long decade. India had won the cup back in 2007 and now ties up with Pakistan who has won the tournament thrice. South Korea leads the rank with four trophies in their court!
It was indeed a thrilling finale game at Dhaka, Bangladesh on Sunday, 22nd October 2017. Ramandeep Singh and Lalit Upadhyay strived hard to score for India as they beat the first time finalists Malaysia by 2-1. Though Malaysian player, Shahril Saabah scored a goal late in the game for the team, India managed to keep the away from the Asia cup title. Lalit Upadhyay was titled ‘Man of the Match’.
Take a look at few heart-felt congratulatory messages pouring in from Twitterati –
— Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) October 22, 2017
— Suniel Shetty (@SunielVShetty) October 22, 2017
— RAJ THACKERAY (@rajthackeraymns) October 19, 2017
— Praful Patel (@praful_patel) October 22, 2017