Women’s AHF Cup

Bangladesh end campaign with Taipei defeat

Sports Desk

16 September, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh Women’s Juniors Hockey Team ended their campaign conceding 2-4 goals defeat against Chinese Taipei in their fifth and last match of the six-nation Women’s Juniors (U-21) AHF Cup Hockey Qualifiers in Singapore on Sunday.

Li-Hsin Chang scored two goals while Ting-Yu Ko and Chen-Yi Ku netted one goal each for Chinese Taipei.

On the other hand, Juairiya Ferdous netted twice for Bangladesh.

In the day’s match, Li-Hsin Chang opened account for Chinese Taipei in the 5th minute (1-0) but Juairiya Ferdous leveled the margin for Bangladesh scoring her first goal from penalty corner in the 11th minute (1-1).

Ting-Yu Ko, Li-Hsin Chang and Chen-Yi Ku scored one goal each just in a span of 10 minutes (21st, 29th, and 31st minutes) to seal the victory for Chinese Taipei (4-1).

In the 32nd minute, Juairiya Ferdous scored her 2nd goal of the match from penalty corner (4-2).

Bangladesh Women’s Hockey team finished 5th in the six-team Women’s Hockey Qualifiers securing 3 points from five matches with one win and four defeats.

They earned their historical maiden win in the international hockey beating Sri Lanka by 2-0 goals in the 2nd match on Tuesday while conceding a 0-3 goals defeat against hosts Singapore on Monday, 0-1 goal defeat against Hong Kong China on Thursday and a 0-6 goals defeat against Uzbekistan on Saturday.  The team will return home today.