1985 Men's Hockey Asia Cup

The 1985 Men's Hockey Asia Cup was the second edition of the Men's Hockey Asia Cup, the quadrennial international men's field hockey championship of Asia organized by the Asian Hockey Federation.[1] It was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 20 to 28 January 1985.[2]

1985 Men's Hockey Asia Cup
Tournament details
Host countryBangladesh
CityDhaka
Dates20–28 January
Teams10 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions Pakistan (2nd title)
Runner-up India
Third place South Korea
Tournament statistics
Matches played26
Goals scored134 (5.15 per match)
1982 (previous) (next) 1989

The defending champions Pakistan won its second Asian title by defeating India 3–2 in the final. South Korea won its first medal by defeating Japan 2–0 in the bronze medal match.[3]

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Pakistan 4 4 0 0 21 0 +21 8 Semi-finals
2   Japan 4 2 1 1 13 4 +9 5
3   Bangladesh (H) 4 1 2 1 6 5 +1 4
4   China 4 1 1 2 5 5 0 3
5   Iran 4 0 0 4 2 33 −31 0
Source: todor66.com
(H) Host.
Team 1  Score  Team 2
Pakistan   2–0   Japan
Bangladesh   2–2   China
Pakistan   16–0   Iran
Japan   1–1   Bangladesh
China   3–0   Iran
Pakistan   1–0   Bangladesh
Japan   11–1   Iran
Pakistan   2–0   China
Japan   1–0   China
Bangladesh   3–1   Iran

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   India 4 4 0 0 22 1 +21 8 Semi-finals
2   South Korea 4 2 1 1 17 10 +7 5
3   Malaysia 4 2 1 1 8 4 +4 5
4   Sri Lanka 4 1 0 3 6 17 −11 2
5   Singapore 4 0 0 4 3 24 −21 0
Source: todor66.com
Team 1  Score  Team 2
India   8–1   South Korea
India   3–0   Malaysia
India   6–0   Sri Lanka
India   5–0   Singapore
South Korea   0–0   Malaysia
South Korea   7–0   Sri Lanka
South Korea   9–2   Singapore
Malaysia   3–1   Sri Lanka
Malaysia   5–0   Singapore
Sri Lanka   5–1   Singapore

Classification roundEdit

Fifth to eighth place classificationEdit

Seventh place gameEdit

28 January 1985
China   2–0   Sri Lanka

Fifth place gameEdit

28 January 1985
Malaysia   5–0   Bangladesh

First to fourth place classificationEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
27 January
 
 
  Pakistan7
 
28 January
 
  South Korea0
 
  Pakistan3
 
27 January
 
  India2
 
  India9
 
 
  Japan1
 
Third place
 
 
28 January
 
 
  South Korea2
 
 
  Japan0

Semi-finalsEdit

27 January 1985
Pakistan   7–0   South Korea

27 January 1985
India   9–1   Japan

Third place gameEdit

28 January 1985
South Korea   2–0   Japan

FinalEdit

28 January 1985
Pakistan   3–2   India

Final standingsEdit

  1.   Pakistan
  2.   India
  3.   South Korea
  4.   Japan
  5.   China
  6.   Sri Lanka
  7.   Malaysia
  8.   Bangladesh
  9.   Singapore
  10.   Iran

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Men Field Hockey IInd Asia Cup 1985 Dhaka (BAN) 20-28.01 - Winner Pakistan". todor66.com. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  2. ^ "Field hockey - Men's Asia Cup - 1985 - Home". the-sports.org. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  3. ^ "2nd Men's Asia Cup, Dhaka, Bangladesh". rediff.com. Retrieved 8 August 2020.