Pakistan win U-18 Asia Cup Hockey Tourney

YANGUN: Pakistan defeated Malaysia 4-3 in the final of the Under-18 Asia Cup Hockey Tournament to win the gold medal.

The final between Pakistan and Malaysia was played in Yangun, a city of Myanmar, on Sunday.

Pakistan was leading the first half 3-1 but Malaysia displayed splendid performance in the second half and made the match sensational scoring two successive goals in the final moments.

However, the Green Shirts fought bravely and emerged victorious in the end by 4-3.
President Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Qasim Zia, secretary Asif Bajwa and selector Mujahid Rana congratulated the team on winning the Asia Cup.

The PHF president also announced a cash prize of Rs50,000 for each player of the triumphant team.