7th Men’s Junior Hockey Asia Cup 2012 – Melaka, Malaysia (May 3rd, 2012)
With 16 teams to play in the 2013 Junior Hockey World Cup, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has now allocated four places for Asia, much to the relief of the teams participating in the Junior Asia Cup in Melaka. The national junior team begin their campaign today in the tournament which held in Melaka and serves as the qualifier for the Junior World Cup Finals in New Delhi next year. Asia have four slots in the Finals with three up for grabs in the Junior Asia Cup as India are guaranteed the fourth by virtue of being the hosts. There are eight teams will be competing for two pool. Pool A is Korea, Malaysia, Japan and Iran and Pool B is Pakistan, India, China and Sri Lanka.
Second game for Pool A(May 3rd, 2012) – Malaysia vs Iran and Malaysia had won the game 6 – 1.