Thursday, April 18, 2024

Pakistan Beats India by 5-4 in Hockey 5S Asia Cup 2023

Pakistan emerged victorious in a thrilling match against their rivals, India, in the 5s Asia Hockey Cup held in Salalah, Oman. The match ended with a score of 5-4 in Pakistan’s favor. Arshad Liaquat scored two goals, while Zakaria Hayat, Abdul Rehman, and Rana Abdul Waheed each scored one goal for Pakistan.

Pakistan’s success in the tournament continued as they had previously defeated Bangladesh with a score of 15-6. Arshad Liaquat was recognized as the best player in that match. The team’s captain, Rana Abdul Waheed Ashraf, performed exceptionally by scoring 4 goals. Other contributors to the victory were Muhammad Abdullah, Ehtesham Aslam, Murtaza Yaqub, and Zakaria Hayat.

The event includes eleven teams competing in the five-a-side Asia Cup. These teams are Pakistan, India, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Bangladesh, Hong Kong China, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, and the host country Oman. Pakistan’s coach, Waseem Feroze, who holds a Gold Medal in the World Hockey Cup and the title of Pride of Performance Olympian, has been guiding the team.

Pakistan’s players, including goalkeepers Abdullah Ishtiaq Khan and Ali Raza, defender Muhammad Abdullah, midfielders Ehtsham Aslam and Muhammad Murtaza Yaqoob, as well as strikers Arshad Liaquat, Zakaria Hayat, Rana Abdul Waheed Ashraf, Abdul Rehman, and Abdul Wahab, have been instrumental in the team’s victories.

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