India Beat Malaysia to win Asia Cup Hockey Final | Daily Current Affairs 2021

India Beat Malaysia to win Asia Cup Hockey Final

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Dhaka: Dominant India beat first time finalists Malaysia 2-1 in a thrilling finale to win the 2017 Asia Cup Hockey tournament held in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Sunday.
This was India’s third continental title. Ramandeep Singh scored the opening goal in the third minute while Lalit Upadhyay extended India’s lead in the 29th minute of the game.
The Malaysian strikers despite continuous penetrations could not find the back of the net. ShahrilSaabah scored a late goal for his side in the 50th minute to give them some hope.
However, India managed to hold on to their lead to deny Malaysia their first Asia Cup title.
Lalit Upapdhyay won the goal of the match award while Akashdeep Singh was adjudged the Man of the match.

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