Hong Kong China beat Pakistan in Asia Women Hockey Cup

LAHORE, 27 Oct (INP): Hong Kong China beat Pakistan 2-0 in the Women’s Hockey Asian Challenge 2017 at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium, in Brunei’s capital Bandar Seri Bagawan.

Pakistan had lost 0-3 to the same opponents in the first match of this double league round, and were largely outplayed in that tie. However, the second encounter saw a vastly improved display by the Pakistani girls, said the information made available here by the Pakistan Hockey Federation.

In match Hong Kong, China went ahead with two goals inside the first 20 minutes, it seemed Pakistan would be over run. But thereafter, it turned out to be a good contest as Pakistani forwards repeatedly made inroads into the rival’s defense.