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Junior Asia Cup hockey tournament to begin tomorrow

Junior Asia Cup hockey tournament is going to start in Malaysia from Saturday, four matches would be played on the first of the tournament.Pakistan hockey team would play first match against Bangladesh.However, Junior Asia Cup is the qualifying tournament for the Junior World Cup, which would be played next year.

The eight participated teams have been divided into two groups while the tournament is the qualifying event of the Junior World Cup.Pakistan has to reach in Semi final for getting access to the Junior World Cup.However, Pakistan team including Bangladesh, Oman and Korea are included in group A while India, China, Japan and host team Malaysia are included in group B.

As four matches would be played on the first day of the tournament, where Pakistan would face Bangladesh while Korea would play against Oman.In group B, Malaysia and China would face each other while the last match would be played between India and Japan.

Moreover, Pakistan needs to get top position for getting easy task in the quarter final of group A.