Women's Asian Champions Trophy: Indian Women's Hockey Team Beat South Korea 2-0; Reaches Final

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Women's Asian Champions Trophy: India to Face Japan in the Championship Showdown after Defeating Asian Games Silver Medalists

Women's Asian Champions Trophy Latest News

Women's Asian Champions Trophy Latest News: In a thrilling display of talent and determination, the Indian women's hockey team advanced to the final of the Women's Asian Champions Trophy, besting the Asian Games silver medalists, South Korea, with a resounding 2-0 victory. This triumph in the semi-final followed India's earlier triumph over the same team with a convincing 5-0 win in the round-robin stage. Salima Tete, in the 11th minute, and Vaishnavi Vitthal Phalke, in the 19th minute, were the architects of India's win on Saturday.

The Indian squad, which clinched the bronze medal at the Asian Games, is set to face Japan in the championship match. Japan secured their place in the final by defeating the reigning Asian Games champions, China, with a score of 2-1 in the first semi-final. Kana Urata (34th minute) and Miyu Suzuki (44th minute) were the goal-scorers for Japan, while Tiantian (11th minute) found the net for China.

The Indian women's hockey team has a history of success in the Women's Asian Champions Trophy, with their most recent triumph in 2016 when they emerged as champions by defeating China 2-1 in the final. India has also secured the runner-up position in the tournament in 2013 and 2018.

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