Update – India 2 – 2 Korea (India won 5-4 by penalty shootout).
Table toppers India will take on South Korea in the first semi final match of the 2016 Asian Champions Trophy at Kuantan, in Malaysia on October 29th, 2016 – Saturday at 4.15pm IST. India have so far been impressive in the ongoing Champions Trophy tournament and have comfortably sealed the top spot in the group league & are the only team to have not lost a game.
Asian Champions Trophy 2016 First Semi Final India vs Korea Hockey Match Preview
6th ranked team India will take on 11th ranked Korean team. India won its first match of the tournament 10-2 against Japan followed by a draw against Korea 1-1, a 3-2 win over Pakistan, an impressive 9-0 win against China and 2-1 win against host Malaysia.
On the other hand, South Korea won two matches against China and Japan, played two draw against India & Malaysia and one defeat against Pakistan.
South Korea are the underdogs of the tournament & will need to be on top of their game if they are to secure a win against the mighty Indian team.
India vs Korea Hockey Match Semi Final Live Streaming And Live Telecast | 2016 Asian Champions Trophy
Live telecast of semi final hockey match between India vs South Korea will be available on Star sports 4 in English in India. Live streaming between India vs South Korea Semi Final hockey game will be available on Starsports.com & Hotstar.com.
2016 Asian Champions Trophy India vs South Korea Semi Final 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.
South Korea Hockey Squad – Hong Doopyo, Seo Jongho, You Seungju, Lee Namyong, Lee Daeyeol, Yang Jihun, Jung Manjae, Kang Moonkyu, Lee Jungjun, Kim Juhun and You Hyosik.
Set those reminders folks, this will be one tough battle between South Korea vs India hockey semi final match. Stay tuned to playcaper.com for live score and live commentary at 4.15pm IST on October 29th.
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