Malaysia beat India in final to win Youth Olympic Games gold


  • Hockey Premium
  • Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018

Unbelievable: Malaysian striker Muhd Akhimullah Anuar Esook prostrates in joy after the team defeated India 4-2 in the hockey final at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Sunday. — Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR: No one gave Malaysia a ghost of a chance of winning gold in the boys’ hockey competition at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. But that’s exactly what the boys did and they delivered it with a bang.

National coach Wallace Tan’s side upset India 4-2 in the final at the Parque Polideportivo Roca Stadium on Sunday.

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