Men's Hockey Asia Cup

The Men's Hockey Asia Cup is a men's international field hockey tournament organized by the Asian Hockey Federation. The winning team becomes the champion of Asia and qualifies for the FIH Hockey World Cup.[1]

Men's Hockey Asia Cup
Most recent season or competition:
2017 Men's Hockey Asia Cup
SportField hockey
Founded1982; 39 years ago (1982)
Inaugural season1982
No. of teams8
ConfederationAHF (Asia)
Most recent
champion(s)
 India (3rd title)
(2017)
Most titles South Korea (4 titles)
QualificationAHF Cup

India are the defending champions winning the 2017 edition.[2] South Korea have won the most titles with four. India and Pakistan have both won the tournament three times.

The hosts together with six highest-ranked teams from the previous edition are qualified directly for the tournament, they are joined by the top team from the Men's AHF Cup or the top two teams if the host is already qualified.

ResultsEdit

Year Host Final Third place game Number of teams
Winner Score Runner-up Third place Score Fourth place
1982
Details
Karachi, Pakistan  
Pakistan
Round-robin  
India
 
China
Round-robin  
Malaysia
7
1985
Details
Dhaka, Bangladesh  
Pakistan
3–2  
India
 
South Korea
2–0  
Japan
10
1989
Details
New Delhi, India  
Pakistan
2–0  
India
 
South Korea
1–0  
Japan
7
1994
Details
Hiroshima, Japan  
South Korea
1–0  
India
 
Pakistan
5–2  
Malaysia
9
1999
Details
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  
South Korea
5–4  
Pakistan
 
India
4–2  
Malaysia
9
2003
Details
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  
India
4–2  
Pakistan
 
South Korea
4–2  
Japan
8
2007
Details
Chennai, India  
India
7–2  
South Korea
 
Malaysia
5–3  
Japan
11
2009
Details
Kuantan, Malaysia  
South Korea
1–0  
Pakistan
 
China
3–3 (a.e.t.)
(7–6 p.s.)
 
Malaysia
7
2013
Details
Ipoh, Malaysia  
South Korea
4–3  
India
 
Pakistan
3–1  
Malaysia
8
2017
Details
Dhaka, Bangladesh  
India
2–1  
Malaysia
 
Pakistan
6–3  
South Korea
8

SummaryEdit

Team Winners Runners-up Third place Fourth place
  South Korea 4 (1994, 1999, 2009, 2013) 1 (2007) 3 (1985, 1989, 2003) 1 (2017)
  India 3 (2003, 2007*, 2017) 5 (1982, 1985, 1989*, 1994, 2013) 1 (1999)
  Pakistan 3 (1982*, 1985, 1989) 3 (1999, 2003, 2009) 3 (1994, 2013, 2017)
  Malaysia 1 (2017) 1 (2007) 5 (1982, 1994, 1999*, 2009*, 2013*)
  China 2 (1982, 2009)
  Japan 4 (1985, 1989, 2003, 2007)
* = hosts

Team appearancesEdit

Team  
1982
 
1985
 
1989
 
1993
 
1999
 
2003
 
2007
 
2009
 
2013
 
2017
Total
  Bangladesh 5th 6th 7th 6th 6th 8th 7th 7th 7th 6th 10
  China 3rd 7th 5th 7th 7th 6th 5th 3rd 7th 9
  Chinese Taipei 8th 1
  Hong Kong 8th 7th 8th 3
  India 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd 1st 1st 5th 2nd 1st 10
  Iran 10th 1
  Japan 4th 4th 9th 5th 4th 4th 6th 5th 5th 9
  Kazakhstan 5th 1
  Malaysia 4th 5th 6th 4th 4th 5th 3rd 4th 4th 2nd 10
  Oman 6th 8th 2
  Pakistan 1st 1st 1st 3rd 2nd 2nd 6th 2nd 3rd 3rd 10
  Singapore 6th 9th 10th 3
  South Korea 3rd 3rd 1st 1st 3rd 2nd 1st 1st 4th 9
  Sri Lanka 7th 8th 9th 9th 4
  Thailand 8th 11th 2
Total 7 10 7 9 9 8 11 7 8 8 84

Debut of teamsEdit

Year Debutants Total
1982   Bangladesh,   China,   India,   Malaysia,   Pakistan,   Singapore,   Sri Lanka 7
1985   Iran,   Japan,   South Korea 3
1989 0
1994   Kazakhstan,   Thailand 2
1999   Hong Kong 1
2003 0
2007 0
2009 0
2013   Chinese Taipei,   Oman 2
2017 0
Total 15

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Asian Championships". fih.ch. International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 12 January 2020.
  2. ^ "India edge Malaysia to claim men's Hero Asia Cup 2017". fih.ch. International Hockey Federation. 22 October 2017. Retrieved 13 January 2020.

External linksEdit