AWARDS AND SPORTS
The Indian team defeated Japan to win the bronze medal in the Asia Cup men’s hockey 2022 with a score of 1-0. The tournament was held in Jakarta, Indonesia. This year marks the eleventh edition of the tournament.
The goal was scored by Rajkumar Pal of India in the 6th minute and put India ahead early in the first quarter after which they managed to hold on to the lead.
In the tournament, India captain Birendra Lakra won the ‘Player of the Match’ award for his sturdy defensive work.
In the tournament, South Korea won the Championship after defeating Malaysia in the final match. It was the fifth title of South Korea. The top three teams not already qualified will qualify for the 2023 Men's FIH Hockey World Cup.
The quadrennial international men's field hockey championship of Asia was organised by the Asian Hockey Federation. The tournament was organised by the Asian Hockey Federation.
The Asian Hockey Federation is the governing body for the sport of field hockey in Asia. It is affiliated with the International Hockey Federation (FIH).