India Knocks Pakistan Out of Asia Cup 2022
Pakistan have been knocked out of the ongoing 2022 Asia Cup after India’s 16-0 win against Indonesia. Pakistan had defeated Indonesia 13-0 earlier in the competition while India scored 16 past them.
Earlier in the day, Pakistan had a golden opportunity to snatch a draw against Japan as their third and equalizing goal was overruled by the referee due to Pakistan fielding 12-men during the build-up. As a result of Pakistan’s disappointing exit from the tournament at the group stage, they have also failed to qualify for next year’s Hockey World Cup.
India’s win against Indonesia has also resulted in Japan and Malaysia qualifying for the Hockey World Cup as they are guaranteed to finish as two of the top three teams in the tournament. As for the Men in Green, the 2022 Asia Cup showed a lot of signs of improvement under the new head coach, Siegfried Aikman.
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