Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup 2013

France set up historic Junior Hockey World Cup final date against Germany

France set up historic Junior Hockey World Cup final date against Germany New Delhi: Unheralded French side on Friday set up a historic summit clash against defending champions Germany in the Hero Junior Men's Hockey World Cup to be played at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Sunday. France scripted history by booking their berth in the summit clash of the World Cup for the first time, defeating Malaysia via penalty shoot-out in the first semi-final of the quadrennial event....
07:07 PM, Dec 13, 2013

Malaysia finish on top of Pool D, NZ 2nd in Junior Men's Hockey WC

Malaysia finish on top of Pool D, NZ 2nd in Junior Men's Hockey WC New Delhi: An impressive Malaysia scored two goals on either side of the break to shut the door on England with a 4-2 win in their last league encounter at the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium on Monday. The win also enabled Malaysians to finish on top of Group D followed by New Zealand who beat South Africa by a solitary goal. In the...
10:17 PM, Dec 09, 2013

Only a win over Korea will take India to Junior Hockey WC quarters

Only a win over Korea will take India to Junior Hockey WC quarters New Delhi: At three points each and with just one game to play, India and Korea can't afford to lose when the two Asian hockey giants meet in the crucial Pool C encounter of the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup here on Tuesday. India came back in contention with a nervy 3-2 win over Canada on Saturday after being on the losing side of the same scoreline in their campaign...
07:47 PM, Dec 09, 2013

Uniform set-up will help India, Pakistan hockey: Tahir Zaman

Uniform set-up will help India, Pakistan hockey: Tahir Zaman New Delhi: Pakistan hockey great Tahir Zaman believes if India and his country could work out a uniform sub-continental coaching structure and manual, both could benefit immensely branding their own unique hockey style. Zaman, who played a key role in Pakistan's 1994 Sydney World Cup victory, said the Indian and Pakistani players get confused by different theories propounded at different stages by sub-continental coaches. "The problem is that in India...
06:02 PM, Dec 09, 2013

Junior Hockey WC: Gurjinder winner revives India with win over Canada

Junior Hockey WC: Gurjinder winner revives India with win over Canada New Delhi: A nervous India were made to wait until the 69th minute, when a penalty corner after a video referral gave Gurjinder Singh the chance to send home the winner and keep India's chances to reach the quarter-finals alive with a 3-2 win in a Pool C encounter of the 10th Junior Men's Hockey World Cup here on Saturday. India, who had lost their opening match to Netherlands 3-2,...
09:51 PM, Dec 07, 2013

Junior Hockey WC: Indian coach bullish about quarters berth

Junior Hockey WC: Indian coach bullish about quarters berth New Delhi: India's chief coach Greg Clark was bullish about his team's quarter-final chances in the FIH Junior Hockey World Cup despite losing 2-3 to Netherlands in their opening pool match, here on Friday. Clark said his wards "very well know" what they need to do to progress to knock-out stages of the mega-event. India now have to win their remaining two games against Canada and Korea to stay in...
11:42 PM, Dec 06, 2013

India will be a tough team to beat: Canada coach

India will be a tough team to beat: Canada coach New Delhi: Canada coach Paul Bundy on Friday said India will be a tough team to beat when the two sides clash at the Hockey Junior World Cup on Saturday. Bundy looked disappointed after his side was thrashed by South Korea 4-7 in the Pool C opener at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Friday. "Our next game is with India and we understand that they will be a...
06:01 PM, Dec 06, 2013

Belgium junior hockey coach wants to face Germany

Belgium junior hockey coach wants to face Germany New Delhi: Belgium coach Philippe Goldberg on Thursday said his boys are eager to take on defending champions Germany when the Hockey Junior World Cup kicks off at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here. "The team is eager to play their first match on Friday after the regular training sessions. They are all geared up to put up an excellent team performance. To beat the opponent team, we will...
06:03 PM, Dec 05, 2013

Will give tough competition to Korea, says Canada junior hockey coach

Will give tough competition to Korea, says Canada junior hockey coach New Delhi: Canada coach Paul Bundy on Thursday said they are looking to give tough competition to South Korea in their Hockey Junior World Cup opener at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Friday. Post their morning practice session here on Thursday, the Canadian team looked motivated and prepared after rigorous training. "Our first match against Korea will be an interesting one and will require enough physical strain....
05:26 PM, Dec 05, 2013

Germany determined to retain junior World Cup hockey crown

Germany determined to retain junior World Cup hockey crown New Delhi: Germany are determined to defend their title and extend their record to six in the Junior Hockey World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on December 6-15. Germany are in Pool A with Pakistan, who were champions in the inaugural edition in 1979, Belgium and Egypt. Coach Andre Henning said India, Pakistan, Belgium, Australia and the Netherlands are the strong teams and the ones to watch...
09:02 PM, Dec 02, 2013

Netherlands confident of win against India in Junior WC hockey opener

Netherlands confident of win against India in Junior WC hockey opener New Delhi: Last edition's runners-up, Netherlands definitely start as favourites against India in their opening match of the Hockey Junior World Cup and coach Sjoerd Marijne on Monday his wards are confident of starting their campaign on a winning note in the December 6-15 event. "The team is very tough and stable and we are geared up for the challenge. All the teams are strong and anyone can win a...
06:26 PM, Dec 02, 2013

Belgium gear up for junior hockey men's World Cup

Belgium gear up for junior hockey men's World Cup New Delhi: Belgium junior men's team on Sunday sweated it out during a practice session at the National stadium, with a clear goal of reaching the top of its group at the upcoming Hockey Junior World Cup starting on Friday. Belgium coach Philippe Goldberg said his team's aim was to finish on the podium. "The goal this year is to be at the podium for which we are prepared to...
08:52 PM, Dec 01, 2013

We're determined to start with a win against Netherlands: Amit Rohidas

We're determined to start with a win against Netherlands: Amit Rohidas New Delhi: A tough opening match awaits India in the junior hockey World Cup in the form of mighty Netherlands, but vice-captain of the home team Amit Rohidas on Sunday said the players were determined to make a winning start in the December 6-15 tournament. "Playing the World Cup is a big event in any player's life and I am blessed to have got this opportunity to play with the...
08:40 PM, Dec 01, 2013