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Pakistan upbeat to feature in 5th Hero Asian Champions Trophy 2018

Pakistan Hockey team will participate in the Men’s Hero Asian Champions Trophy 2018 which is schedule be held from October 18th -28th in Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat, Oman.

The Hero Asian Champions Trophy 2018 will be held in Muscat between October 18-28, 2018. The 5th edition of the biennial event will take place at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.  

The championship will be contested between six teams including the Defending Champions India along with Malaysia, Pakistan, South Korea, Japan and hosts Oman.

The Indian team will be the highest ranked team in the tournament and will defending to retain their title in Muscat. However, the World No. 6 team will face tough challenges from the likes of World No. 12 Malaysia and World No. 13 Pakistan.

Each team will play a total of five Round-Robin matches between 18th-25th October. The conclusion of which will see four teams qualify for the Semi-final matches that will take place on October 27, 2018, while the remaining two teams will play each other in a qualification match for the 5th spot on the same day. The Final and Bronze Medal matches will take place on Sunday, October 28, 2018.

Match Schedule:
Match noDate Time (PST)Fixtures 
118 October 20187:55 PM Malaysia v Japan
218 October 201810:10 PMIndia v Oman
319 October 20187:55 PM Pakistan v Korea
419 October 201810:10 PMOman v Malaysia
520 October 20187:55 PM Korea v Japan
620 October 201810:10 PMPakistan v India
721 October 201810:10 PMIndia v Japan
822 October 20187:55 PM Malaysia v Korea
922 October 201810:10 PMOman v Pakistan
1023 October 20187:55 PM Korea v Oman
1123 October 201810:10 PMMalaysia v India
1224 October 20187:55 PM Japan v Pakistan
1324 October 2018 10:10 PMIndia v Korea
1425 October 20187:55 PM Pakistan v Malaysia
1525 October 2018 10:10 PMJapan v Oman

                                                                             Friday, 26 October 2018 – Rest Day
1627 October 20185:40 PM5th in Pool v 6th in Pool
1727 October 20187:55 PM 2nd in Pool v 3rd in Pool
1827 October 2018 10:10 PM1st in Pool v 4th in Pool
1928 October 20187:55 PM Loser SF1 v Loser SF2
2028 October 2018 10:10 PMWinner SF1 v Winner SF2

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