1. Indian eves beaten by Japan in Junior Hockey Asia Cup semis

Indian eves beaten by Japan in Junior Hockey Asia Cup semis

The Indian women's junior hockey team crashed out of the 7th Asia Cup after suffering a 2-3 defeat in penalty shootout against Japan in the nail-biting semifinal thriller at Changzhou, China on Saturday.

By: | Published: September 13, 2015 7:00 AM

The Indian women’s junior hockey team crashed out of the 7th Asia Cup after suffering a 2-3 defeat in penalty shootout against Japan in the nail-biting semifinal thriller at Changzhou, China on Saturday.

The match went into the shootout after both sides were levelled 2-2 at full time. Deep Grace Ekka and Renuka Yadav were the goalscorers for the Indian eves.

Japan’s Yukari Mano and Ayane Hirahara scored for their side to force a penalty shootout.

Japan then held their nerve to score in their final attempt to set up a summit clash against China on Sunday.

Meanwhile, India will take on Korea for the third-place on Sunday.

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