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India wins its 4th Men’s Asian Champions Hockey Trophy defeating Malaysia 4-2

Utkarsh Classes 14-08-2023
India wins its 4th Men’s Asian Champions Hockey Trophy defeating Malaysia 4-2 Sport 3 min read

The Indian men’s hockey team  defeated Malaysia by 4-3 goals in the final of the 7th Asian Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy to win its record 4th title . The final was played at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium in Chennai on 12th August 2023. 

Indian team led by captain Harmanpreet Singh has become the most successful team in the Asian Champions Trophy. Pakistan has won it three times .

Jugraj Singh , Harmanpreet Singh ,Gurjant Singh and Akashdeep Singh scored the goals for India while Abu Kamal Azrai, Razie Rahim , Aminudin Muhamad scored for Malaysia.

Earlier India defeated Japan 5-0  and Malaysia defeated South Korea 6-2 in the semi-final. 

The 7th Asian men’s hockey championship 2023 was held in Chennai from 5-12 August 2023.

The mascot of the 7th Asian Champions Trophy 2023 hockey tournament for men’s was Bomman. Bomman is an Asian Elephant.

Six countries -India, South Korea,China, Malaysia,Japan and Pakistan participated in the 7th Asian Champions Trophy.

Asian Men’s Hockey Championship 

Edition

Place 

Winner (Gold)

Runners up(Silver)

Third Place (Bronze )

2011

Ordo(China)

India 

Pakistan

Malaysia

2012

Doha (Qatar)

Pakistan

India

Malaysia

2013

Kakamigahara(Japan)

Pakistan

Japan  

Malaysia

2016

Kuantan(Malaysia)

India  

Pakistan

Malaysia

2018 

Muscat(Oman)

India and Pakistan Join winner 

NA

Malaysia

2021 

Dhaka (Bangladesh)

South Korea

Japan 

India

2023

Chennai 

India

Malaysia 

Japan 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Asian Hockey Federation 

  • The Asian Hockey Federation was founded during the Asian Games in Tokyo, Japan in 1958.

  • India is the founding member of the Asian Hockey Federation  and currently 31 countries of Asia are its members.

  • It is the governing body of international hockey in the Asian region.

Headquarters : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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