|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.