KARACHI: The Asian Hockey Federation has introduced the draws for this year’s Asian Champions Trophy to be able to be performed in Oman from 18th to 28th October.
Groups from Pakistan, India, Malaysia, Korea, Japan and Oman could be in action during this 10 days event, which additionally has the approval of hockey’s international body, FIH.
The maximum expected encounter among arch-competitors India and Pakistan may be played on October twentieth, a day after Pakistan plays its starting healthy of the tournament towards Korea on 19th.
Inexperienced-shirts, in different suits, will compete against Oman on twenty second, Japan on 24th and Malaysia on twenty fifth of October. The very last might be played on October twenty eighth.
This may be the fifth version of the Asian Champions Trophy occasion. India and Pakistan have dominated the titles desk, winning two times each.
Malaysia has made four appearances inside the occasion and has gained Bronze on all 4 occasions. Japan is the handiest different group to have completed at the podium, triumphing a Silver medal within the 2013 version. South Korea, and hosts Oman, will make their third look inside the event.
India took the trophy domestic within the latest, 2016 version in Kuantan, Malaysia.