India lose 0-2 against China in Asian Men CT hockey
New Delhi: A young Indian side went down 0-2 against China in their opening match of the third Asian Men Champions Trophy hockey tournament at Kakamigahara, Japan.
The Indian team, made up mainly of junior players, let in two second half goals -- in the 50th and 55th minutes -- to begin their campaign on a losing note at Gifu-ken Green Stadium.
The Manpreet Singh-led India play hosts Japan tomorrow.
India had picked 13 juniors in their squad of 18 in view of the Junior World Cup to be held here next month.