KUALA LUMPUR: Draws have been announced for the sixth Junior Women Asia Cup Hockey Tournament, to be played here in the capital of Malaysia next month.

Pakistan women junior hockey team will play its first match against Thailand on December 13.

The tournament will be played from December 13 to 21 in Kuala Lumpur where nine teams are participating.

The teams have been divided into two groups. Pool A includes Pakistan, Japan, Malaysia, China and Thailand where as Pool B consists of Korea, India, Singapore and Chinesetaipe.

Pakistan women junior hockey team will play against Thailand on December 13, Japan on Dec 14, Malaysia on Dec 17 and China on Dec 18.

The semi-finals of the event will be played on December 20 while the final will be played on December 21.