Malacca seems to be a happy hunting ground for national striker Faizal Saari.
Two years after stamping his mark in the Junior Asia Cup, Faizal turned on his magic yet again, this time scoring a hattrick in Malaysia's 6-2 win over Canada in a friendly ahead of the 23rd edition of the Azlan Shah Cup.
Finally we have got our hands on the fixtures of the 2014 edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, barely a week before the event gets underway.
Pakistan’s national hockey team won’t be appearing in this year’s Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. The PHF tells us it is due to the non-availability of funds. Punjab chief minister announced granting Rs100 million to the federation, but it was a bit too late, though not too little.
Kindly be informed that Paul and Sandy Revington have been blessed with the arrival of twin babies that were delivered this morning.
The 23rd edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup is fast becoming a sham no thanks to poor planning by the Organising Committee.
The latest low came about when Pakistan withdrew from the seven team event by notifying the Malaysian Hockey Confederation who kept the news to themselves until NewStraits Times journalist Jugjet Singh managed to get the official word from the national body late Saturday.
KARACHI: Former Olympians have strongly opposed the idea of sending the Green-shirts to participate in ordinary hockey events at the international level at a time when the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) is facing shortage of funds.
Failing to merge the men's and women's bodies in the state may cost Perak Hockey Association the host job for the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup this year.
Four seconds from time and Australia ensured that Malaysia will have to wait another year to try land the Sultan Azlan Shah Trophy that has eluded them for the last 22 years.
Malaysia went down 3-2 in a keenly contested final, but there was no shame in defeat as they matched the world number two side blow for blow.
Korea took bronze in the Azlan Shah Cup when they edged New Zealand 2-1 this evening.
It was a commendable performance from the Koreans who staved off a late fightback by the Black Sticks.
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India defeated Pakistan 4-2 to take fifth spot in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup this afternoon.
They had defeated Pakistan 3-1 in the league match and for Pakistan it was the successive time they finished last, as they were seventh last year.