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National Hockey team taste first win in China
Bangladesh National Hockey, now touring China as part of their preparation for the Hero 10th Men’s Asia Cup’ 2017, tasted their first victory in the 5th match beating Gansu Gobiz Province team by 4-2 goals on Saturday.
After conceding three defeats and a draw against the China, Bangladesh got winning form as Ashraful Islam, Khorsedur Rahman, Milan Hossain and Hasan Jubair Neloy scored one each for the visiting Bangladesh.
Bangladesh put in strong Group A of the Asian Men’s Cup Hockey scheduled for October 11-22 in Dhaka alongwith Indian, Pakistan and Japan while Group B team comprises South Korea, Malaysia, China and Oman.
Bangladesh will play start their Asian Cup campaign taking on stronger Pakistan in one of the two opening day matches.
Bangladesh will play their remaining three matches on Aug 14, 16 and 18 and will return home on August 19.