India to face Pak in Champions Trophy hockey
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Last Updated: Friday, August 05, 2011, 19:27
  
New Delhi: India and arch rivals Pakistan will face-off Sep 9 in the first edition of the men's hockey Asian Champions Trophy to be held in Ordos, China, Sep 3-14. The second edition of the women's event will also be held simultaneously.

The top six teams from the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China, get to play in the men's event while the top-four Asian teams China, South Korea, Japan and India play the women's event.

The Indian men's team will start their campaign against China, Sep 3, while the women's team play their first match next day against South Korea.

The first edition of the women's tournament was held in Busan, South Korea, where India won the bronze.

Fixture:

Men:

Sep 3 : India vs. China

Sep 4 : Japan vs. India

Sep 6 : India vs. South Korea

Sep 7 : Malaysia vs. India

Sep 9 : India vs. Pakistan

Sep 11: Classification matches and final

Women:

Sep 4 : South Korea vs.India

Sep 6 : Japan vs. India

Sep 8 : China vs. India

Sep 10: Bronze medal match and final

IANS


First Published: Friday, August 05, 2011, 17:15


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