India lose to China in Asian Champions Trophy hockey

Updated: 02 November 2013 18:57 IST

The Indian team, made up mainly of junior players, let in two second half goals -- in the 50th and 55th minutes -- to begin their campaign on a losing note at Gifu-ken Green Stadium.

New Delhi:

A young Indian side went down 0-2 against China in their opening match of the third Asian Men Champions Trophy hockey tournament at Kakamigahara, Japan on Saturday.

The Indian team, made up mainly of junior players, let in two second half goals -- in the 50th and 55th minutes -- to begin their campaign on a losing note at Gifu-ken Green Stadium.

The Manpreet Singh-led India play hosts Japan on Sunday.

India had picked 13 juniors in their squad of 18 in view of the Junior World Cup to be held here next month.

Topics : Chess Manpreet Juneja Hockey
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