Pakistan continues to shine at the Men’s Hockey5s Asia Cup 2023, securing another impressive victory by overpowering Bangladesh with a commanding 15-6 scoreline. The high-octane clash took place in the picturesque city of Salalah, Oman today.
Captain Rana Abdul Waheed Ashraf emerged as the star of the game, netting an impressive four goals, showcasing his exceptional skill and leadership on the field.
Arshad Liaquat and Muhammad Abdullah also displayed their prowess with three goals each, while Abdul Rehman contributed two goals to Pakistan’s remarkable tally.
Ehtesham Aslam, Murtaza Yaqub, and Zakaria Hayat each added one goal, further solidifying Pakistan’s undisputed dominance.
Arshad Liaquat’s exceptional performance did not go unnoticed, as he rightfully earned the prestigious Man of the Match award for his outstanding contributions.
The tournament commenced on an exhilarating note as Pakistan set the tone by overpowering Japan with an astounding 26-1 victory in their opening match. This triumph not only showcased their prowess but also established their supremacy in the competition from the outset.
The Men’s Hockey5s Asia Cup 2023 has brought together a diverse range of talents from 11 participating teams. Among the notable contenders are fierce rivals Pakistan and India, along with Afghanistan, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Bangladesh, Hong Kong China, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, and the gracious host, Oman. This diverse gathering promises a thrilling showcase of top-tier hockey action.