BD face S’pore in 1st AHF cup hockey semifinals today

Dhaka,  Thu,  21 September 2017
Published : 25 Nov 2016, 21:04:17

BD face S’pore in 1st AHF cup hockey semifinals today

Motivated Bangladesh face Singapore in the first semi-final of the 5th Men's AHF Cup hockey scheduled to be held today (Saturday) on the King's Park Hockey ground in Hong Kong, reports BSS.

The match kicks off at 6 pm (local time).

In the day's other semi-finals, Sri Lanka take on hosts Hong Kong in the second semis.

Earlier on Wednesday, defending champions Bangladesh and Hong

advanced to semi-finals from Group A. Bangladesh emerged group champions brushing aside Macau 13-0 in their pool A match.

On the other hand, Singapore and Sri Lanka booked the last two tickets into the semi-finals. The Singaporeans defeated Uzbekistan 3-2 while Sri Lanka blanked Thailand 2-0 in Pool B encounters. Both teams finished with seven-equal points from three matches but Sri Lanka topped the table standings on a superior goal margin.

Earlier, Bangladesh confirmed their semifinal berth of the tournament beating Hong Kong and Chinese Taipei, both by 4-2 margin in the Pool A fixture.
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