Women SILVER, Men Hockey Team claim BRONZE after beating Pakistan by 2-1

Indian Women and Men Hockey teams are doing wonders at the ongoing Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia. Though none of them get gold, but they surely won millions of hearts with their performances.


The Indian men`s hockey team face arch-rivals Pakistan for an Asian Games 2018 bronze medal on Saturday at GBK-Hockey Field. India started their Asiad campaign strongly by registering big wins over their opponents. However, the Indian men`s hockey team, who were the favourites to win an Asian Games gold, could not cross the Malaysian hurdle, losing the semifinal 6-7 in a shoot-out. Pakistan, on the other hand, topped Pool B with a total of 15 points.

About Indian Women hockey team, they won silver after losing 1-2 in the final against Japan.

Minami Shimizu and Motomori Kawamura scored for Japan through penalty corners in the 11th an 44th minute while Neha Goyal`s field goal in the 25th minute was the lone strike for India, who were aiming to win their first Asiad gold since 1982. The Indian team had qualified for the final of the Asian Games after a gap of 20 years gap, having beaten China in the semifinals.

Congratulatory messages are pouring in for the talented hocket teams of India, even PM Narendra Modi and Sports Minister tweeting to show their support

And here`s intersting history about Indian Men Hockey Team in Asian Games