All India Football Federation`s U-16 Kalyani Regional Academy will be among the twelve teams which will lock horns for top honours in the 2nd edition of the Asia U-16 Champions Trophy 2014, which will be played on a home and away basis.
Indian women`s hockey team had to be content with a silver medal in third Asian Champions Trophy after losing to hosts Japan by a solitary goal in the summit clash of the event at Kakamigahara, Japan on Saturday.
Malak Singh scored a brace as India edged past Malaysia 4-3 in a hard-fought encounter to register their second win in the men`s competition of the third Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament at Kakamigahara, Japan on Friday.
A young and inexperienced Indian men`s hockey team fought hard before going down 4-5 against arch-rivals Pakistan to slump to their third defeat in the Asian Champions Trophy at Kakamigahara, Japan on Thursday.
Indian women continued their impressive show at the Asian Champions Trophy (ACT) hockey tournament as they spanked Malaysia 5-1 to secure their place in the summit clash of the event at Kakamigahara, Japan on Monday.
With focus firmly on the FIH Junior Men`s World Cup in December, India is sending a relatively junior team for the Asian Champions Trophy in Japan and chief coach Gregg Clark said the upcoming tournament will give him a chance to assess all the arsenal at his disposal ahead of the quadrennial event.
The 48th edition of the Bombay Gold Cup hockey tournament, revived after four years, has got a boost with the decision of Hockey India to release national campers for the 3rd Asian Champions Trophy to take part in the event scheduled here from October 20-27.
India ended the year on a sordid note as they failed to defend their title, losing 4-5 to arch-rivals Pakistan in a high-soring final of the second Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Thursday.
Starting as overwhelming favourites, a confident India would look to open their title defence on a positive note against an unpredictable China in the second edition of the Asian Champions Trophy here on Thursday.
Determined to defend the title, a confident Indian hockey team under Sardar Singh on Monday left for Doha to participate in the second edition of the Asian Champions Trophy to be held from December 20-27.
Senior players continue to miss the bus as defending champions India today named an unchanged 18-member squad under Sardar Singh for the second Asian Champions Trophy to be held at Doha from December 20-27.