Women’s hockey team receive special recognition award


KUALA LUMPUR: The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) have presented the Malaysian women’s hockey team with a special recognition award at the ongoing Women’s Asian Champions Trophy (ACT) in Donghae, South Korea.

The award is in appreciation of the Tigres’ dedication, effort, willingness and cooperation in taking part in the tournament despite having had to withdraw from their first-two matches after Nurul Faezah Shafiqah Khalim tested positive for Covid-19.

“It has been a tough week for the team who have prepared extremely hard for the ACT.

“Due to the current situation, we were unable to play against China and India,” the AHF said in a statement yesterday.

The team are currently under quarantine since Dec 1 and if things go well they will play against Japan today.

Their other matches are against South Korea tomorrow and Thailand (Dec 11).

Malaysia’s best achievement was a bronze medal in the 2013 edition. In 2018, they finished fourth.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Hockey

Women hockey players eye much-needed friendlies in Oman
MHC to hold inaugural five-a-side tourney in March
Terengganu’s Arif eyes challenging role in national team
Women’s Asian Cup team not putting high target
Olympics-Canada sends mix of veterans, rookies in bid to reclaim women's ice hockey gold
Veteran Razie continues to dream big for Malaysia
Olympics-U.S. sends veteran lineup to retain women's ice hockey gold
SSTMI beat league champs BJSS to retain TNB Cup
Olympics-Bruins' Marchand slams NHL's move to skip Beijing Games over COVID
Steely Syed Syafiq a stickler for leadership

Others Also Read


Vouchers