Indian Hockey Team Won At 5s Asia Cup 2023: On Saturday, the Indian men’s Asia Cup team defeated Pakistan in the final of the Fives Asia Cup and won the title. India won 2-0 in the penalty shootout. At the end of full-time, the match ended in a 4-4 draw, due to which a penalty shootout had to be resorted to. While the Indian cricket team flopped against Pakistan on Saturday, the hockey team came out victorious.
Maninder Singh and Gurjot Singh scored goals for India in the shootout. At the same time, India’s wicketkeeper Suraj Karkera prevented Pakistan’s Arshad Liaquat and Mohammad Mortaza from scoring goals in the shootout. Mohammad Raheel scored two goals in full-time for India. Apart from this, Jugraj Singh and Maninder Singh scored 1-1 goals. Raheel scored for the team in the 19th and 26th minutes. While Jugraj Singh scored in the 7th minute and Maninder Singh in the 10th minute.
Narendra Modi, “Champions in Hockey 5S Asia Cup!!”
It was further written, “Congratulations to the men’s hockey team on a spectacular win. It is a testimony to the unwavering dedication of our players and with this win, we have secured our position in the Hockey 5 World Cup next year in Oman. The grit and determination of our sportspersons inspires our nation.”
Champions at the Hockey5s Asia Cup! ,
Congratulations to the Indian Men’s Hockey Team on a phenomenal victory. It is a testament to the unwavering dedication of our players and with this win, we have also secured our spot at the Hockey5s World Cup in Oman next year.
The grit… pic.twitter.com/ayDKqdY2UM
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 3, 2023
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