India defeated Indonesia 16-0 to qualify for Super4s of Asia Cup Hockey

Indian men’s hockey team defeated hosts Indonesia 16-0 in their final match of the Asia Cup 2022 Pool A at the GBK Sports Complex Hockey Stadium in Jakarta and qualified for the Super4s of the continental meet.

India needed to win with a margin of 15 goals to leapfrog Pakistan on the second spot and make it to the next stage of the tournament. India’s win also means that Pakistan are out of contention to qualify for the next year’s world cup in India.

Dipsan Tirkey (41′, 46′, 58′, 58′) scored four goals while Sudev Belimagga (44′ 45′, 54′) struck a hat-trick. Pawan Rajbhar (9’, 10’), Uttam Singh (13’), SV Sunil (18’, 23’) Nilam Sanjeep Xess (19’) Selvam Karthi (39’,55’) and Birendra Lakra (40’) scored the rest of the goals for India.

Picture Courtesy: Hockey India