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Hockey Asia Cup begins today with Pakistan vs India.
The 11th Men’s Hockey Asia Cup starts today in Jakarta, Indonesia. In a group A match, archrivals Pakistan and India play each other. Today’s games will be full of action. Oman and Malaysia will play each other after Malaysia wins the Asian Games Qualifier. Korea, which won the Asian Champions Trophy in Pool B, will play Bangladesh. Also, Japan, which is the current Asian Games champion, will play Indonesia, which is hosting the Games.
The Pakistan Green Shirts’ coach, Khawaja Junaid, said that the team’s main goal is to get to the World Cup. During today’s action-packed day, Oman and Malaysia will play each other, and Korea will play Bangladesh. Bangladesh won their Asian Games Qualifier in Thailand, while Oman and Malaysia lost. Also, Japan, which won the Asian Games last year, will play against Indonesia. The Pakistan Green Shirts’ coach, Khawaja Junaid, said that the team’s main goal is to get to the World Cup.
“We will not come under pressure of any team. Our players won’t think about the high ranking of other teams or their experience of international hockey,” he said.
“Our players will go all out against India and Japan and try their best level efforts to surprise them and secure a berth in the World Cup,” he said.