Japan loss leaves hosts content with 6th place

October 21, 2017

Bangladesh had to remain content with a sixth-place finish in the 10th Men’s Asia Cup Hockey after suffering a 0-4 defeat against Japan in the fifth-position deciding match at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Friday. Bangladesh had to play the match in less than 24-hour after their fifth-sixth position play-off match against China, where the home side registered Read more

Korea join Malaysia in Super-Four

October 17, 2017

Title aspirants Malaysia kept their hundred per cent winning record in the 10th Men’s Asia Cup Hockey when they beat Oman 7-1 in their final Pool B match at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Monday.
Defending champions South Korea joined them Super-Four from the group thrashing China 4-1 in the day’s second match under floodlights at the same venue. Read more

Hosts suffer before crunch game

October 13, 2017

Bangladesh national hockey team, still smarting from 0-7 defeat in their Asia Cup opening match against Pakistan, left the ground without any training on Thursday ahead of another crunch game against India.
The hosts would face India in their second match today, but the charges of coach Mahbub Harun had to remain satisfied with simple stretching before their toughest Read more

Hosts ready for mighty Pakistan

October 11, 2017

The curtain on the 10th Men’s Asia Cup Hockey rises today with hosts Bangladesh facing mighty Pakistan in the second match of the day under the newly-installed floodlights at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium. The match will kick-off at 5:30pm after the opening encounter between India and Japan, which will start at 3:00pm. STAR SPORTS 2 will live telecast Read more

All set for Asia Cup hockey

October 10, 2017

All eight participating teams of the 10th Men’s Asia Cup Hockey hoped to produce their best in the tournament, which is scheduled to get underway at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Wednesday. Eight teams split into two pools will play in the group stage to settle their rankings for the place-deciding matches. Hosts Bangladesh were drawn in Pool Read more

Coach unhappy with performance

October 9, 2017

Bangladesh beat Japan in Asia Cup warm-up
Bangladesh defeated Japan by 2-1 in their only warm-up match before Asia Cup hockey on Friday, though the performance of the home side in the 40-minute game left their coach Mahbub Harun unhappy.
Milon Hossain put Bangladesh ahead in the fifth minute of the game before Ashraful Islam converted a penalty corner in the 31st minute to double Read more

AHF sees no problem in security plan

October 7, 2017

The representative of Asian Hockey Federation on Friday expressed her satisfaction over Bangladesh’s security plan during the forthcoming Asia Cup in Dhaka but insisted that a lot of works was needed to be done to ensure other facilities. Bangladesh will host the tournament from October 11 to 22 featuring eight teams – hosts Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Japan, South Korea, Read more

Bangladesh top group

March 21, 2014

Asian Hockey Games Qualifiers
Bangladesh top group
Bangladesh remained unbeaten in the Asian Hockey Games Qualifiers as they registered their third consecutive victory after going past Iran 3-0 at Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium on Thursday. The hosts topped Group B with nine points from three games and are set to face Sri Lanka on Saturday for a berth in the first-place deciding match. Bangladesh initially Read more

BHF gears up for Asian qualifiers

March 14, 2014

Bangladesh Hockey Federation is ready to host the eight-nation qualifying round of the Asian Games from March 15 at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium and Islami Bank Limited is the title sponsor of the tournament. The BHF signed a deal with the private financial organisation on Thursday. BHF president Air Marshal Muhammad Enamul Bari and Read more

Naveed refuses to predict

March 12, 2014

Bangladesh coach Naveed Alam refused to predict anything big ahead of the qualifying round of the Asian Hockey Games, scheduled to get underway from Saturday in Dhaka.
Rather, the coach from Pakistan desires to do all the talking on the pitch as Bangladesh would want to put behind their disappointing performances Read more

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