Indian eves beat Japan 4-2 to enter Women's Hockey Asia Cup final after 8 years

India will face China in their final match on November 5. The winner of the final game will be qualified for the Women's Hockey World Cup 2018 to be held in England

Indian women’s hockey team continued their winning streak in 2017 Women’s Asia cup and beat Japan in the semi-final of the by 4-2 on November 1. Now the Indian eves will face China on November 5th in the finals. The winner of the final game will be directly qualified for the Women’s Hockey World Cup 2018 to be held in England.

India got the first breakthrough in the 7th minute of the game when Gurjit Kaur converted a penalty corner into a goal. Later in the 9th minute, two goals each from Navjot Kaur and Gurjit Kaur gave India a 3-0 lead by the end of the first quarter of the match.

In the 17th and 28th minute of the match, Japan’s Shiho Tsujii and Yui Ishibashi scored one goal each for the defending champions making the score 3-2. However, India still had an advantage at the break. Lalresiami shot another goal for India in the 38th minute of the match which turned out be her first goal of the tournament.

By the end of the 3rd quarter, the scoreboard showed 4-2 while India continued holding the score for 15 minutes after the break. Finally, the women in blue beat the defending champions Japan by 4-2 to book their berth in the finals of the Asia Cup for the first time since 2009. On November 5, India will face China in their final match.

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