Update – Final Score : India 10 – 2 Japan (India won).
Also Read – Points Table Asian Champions Trophy Hockey 2016
The hockey Asian Champions Trophy is all set to begin on Thursday which features the continent’s top 6 nations at Kuantan, in Malaysia. Total hockey 6 teams will participate in the tournament in a round robin format. Pakistan is currently the defending champions of Asian Champions Trophy.
India vs Japan Hockey Match Date And Time | Asian Champions Trophy 2016
Hockey match between India and Japan will start at 6.00pm IST on October 20th, 2016 -Thursday at Kuantan, in Malaysia.
Asian Champions Trophy 2016 India vs Japan Hockey Match Preview
6th ranked team India will lock horns with 16th ranked Japan team in the opening day of the Asian Hockey Champions Trophy. India had a decent Olympic performance having reached quarter finals in the month of August and is sending a full strength squad to Asian Champion Trophy, led by goalkeeper PR Sreejesh. Roelant Oltmans will coach the Indian side. Indian team will be happy for return of defender Birendra Larka after a long injury-layoff.
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India vs Japan Hockey Match Live Streaming And Telecast | 2016 Asian Champions Trophy
Live telecast between India vs Japan hockey match will be available on Star sports 2 in English, Star sports 3 in Hindi TV channels in India. Live streaming between India vs Japan hockey game will be available on Starsports.com & Hotstar.com.
2016 Asian Champions Trophy India vs Japan Hockey Match Squad
Indian Hockey Squad – Goalkeepers: PR Sreejesh (captain), Akash Chikte; Defenders: Rupinder Pal Singh, Pardeep Mor, Jasjit Singh Kular, Birendra Lakra, Kothajit Singh, Surender Kumar; Midfielders: Chinglensana Singh Kangujam, Manpreet Singh (vice captain), Sardar Singh, SK Uthappa, Devindar Walmiki; Forwards: Talwinder Singh, SV Sunil, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Nikkin Thimmaiah and Affan Yousuf.
Chief coach: Roelant Oltmans.
Japan Hockey Squad – Masahito Kunitomo, Takumi Chida, Daichi Kurokawa, Masaki Ohashi, Shota Yamada, Hirotaka Zendana, Kenji Kitazato, Kazuma Murata, Suguru Hoshi, Seren Tanaka, Hiromasa Ochiai, Tsubasa Yamamizu, Yuki Wakuri, Hiroki Sakamoto, Kenta Tanaka, Genki Mitsutani, Kentaro Fukuda and Kodai Watanabe.
Chief coach: Takahiko Yamahor.
Set those reminders folks, this will be one tough battle between Japan vs India hockey match. Stay tuned to playcaper.com for live score and live commentary at 6.00pm IST on October 20.
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