India get one more Asian hockey crown in Bhopal, this time through school boys. Alishan Mohammad and Pratap Lakra scored a brace each as India emerged champions at the 5th Asian School Hockey Championship 2017 with a emphatic 5-1 win over Malaysia in the final in Bhopal.
India’s first goal came from Alishan Mohammad as he gave India an early lead with a stunning field goal in the 12th minute. They’re next two goals came in the 20th and 23rd minute when Pratap Lakra successfully converted a penalty corner and a penalty stroke respectively.
Alishan Mohammad scored his second goal of the match in the 34th minute and earned his team a comfortable 4-1 lead at half-time. Maninder Singh scored in the 38th minute.
In the third place match, Singapore defeated China 3-1.
(pic: Hockey India)