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.

Results


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

Summary

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 appearances

Team
1982

1985

1989

1993

1999

2003

2007

2009

2013

2017
Total
 Bangladesh 5th6th7th6th6th8th7th7th7th6th10
 China 3rd7th5th7th7th6th5th3rd7th9
 Chinese Taipei 8th1
 Hong Kong 8th7th8th3
 India 2nd2nd2nd2nd3rd1st1st5th2nd1st10
 Iran 10th1
 Japan 4th4th9th5th4th4th6th5th5th9
 Kazakhstan 5th1
 Malaysia 4th5th6th4th4th5th3rd4th4th2nd10
 Oman 6th8th2
 Pakistan 1st1st1st3rd2nd2nd6th2nd3rd3rd10
 Singapore 6th9th10th3
 South Korea 3rd3rd1st1st3rd2nd1st1st4th9
 Sri Lanka 7th8th9th9th4
 Thailand 8th11th2
Total71079981178884

Debut of teams

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 also


References


  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.