Asia Cup Hockey 2017: Dominant India Beat Malaysia 2-1 In Final To Clinch Title

DHAKA: India on Sunday put in yet another impressive performance by beating Malaysia 2-1 in the final to win the Asia Cup Hockey 2017 at Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium in Dhaka.

Manpreet Singh-led India, who remained unbeaten in the tournament, started on a positive note and dominated till the very end to win their third Asia Cup title. India were off to a flyer as SV Sunil and Ramandeep Singh combined to give India an early lead in the third minute.

Lalit Upadhyay doubled India's advantage as he scored a superb field goal in the 29th minute. Malaysia, who had lost to India 2-6 in the league match, struck back in the final quarter to reduce India's lead but the latter managed to hold on to their advantage till the final whistle.

 

 

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