India hockey team defeat Korea 9-1 in Men’s Junior Asia Cup 2023
Indian hockey team got a stupendous victory after it defeated S Korea 9-1 in the Men’s Junior Asia Cup 2023 and reached the final. It was thumping win over Korea as the Men in Blue continue to juggernaut their way to the trophy. A treat for the Indian fans with Boby Singh Dhami’s hat-trick. It was a tale of two halves, really. India was ahead by two goals after the first period but it had to fight for the lead. The second half saw a barrage of goals with Dhami Boby Singh leading the charge with a hat-trick which rightly earned him the Player of the match award.
Malaysia and Pakistan will battle it out in the second semifinal on Thursday for the right to fight for the Asia junior crown.
The Indian hockey team displayed a dominant performance at Salalah, Oman on Wednesday. which is scheduled for Thursday.
Dhami found the net in the 31st, 39th, and 55th minutes. Lakra Sunit opened the scoring for India in the 13th minute, while Hundal Araijeet Singh doubled the lead in the 19th minute before Dhami added to the tally. Angad Bir Singh and Uttam Singh contributed goals in the 34th and 38th minutes, respectively, propelling India to a commanding 6-0 lead by the end of the third quarter.
South Korea managed a consolation goal in the 46th minute.