India pound China 11-0 to enter final of Asian school hockey meet

IANS|10-Apr-2017 22:10

Bhopal, April 10 :India registered a stunning 11-0 win against China in the semifinal at the 5th Asian School Hockey Championship at the Aishbagh Hockey Stadium here on Monday to move into the final to be played on Tuesday against Malaysia, who beat Singapore 12-1.

Mohammad Alishan starred in India's victory with an impressive six goals against his name. He scored field goals for the team in the 28th, 32nd, 51st, 66th, 67th and 70th minute of the match. 

Rahul Kumar Rajbhar (1st minute), Pratap Lakra (18th minute), Akash Ekka (34th minute), Saif Mohammad Khan (43rd minute) and Manip Karketta (68th minute) were the other players who scored in India's emphatic win. 

In the 7th and 8th placing match, the United Arab Emirates beat Nepal 6-2 to finish their outing at the Championship at the seventh place while Nepal placed eighth. 

UAE's Bastien Sion (16th, 21st, 54th and 56th minutes) scored an impressive four goals in the team's victory while Jan Daan (20th and 68th minutes) also dazzled.