Friday, February 23

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Salima and Sangita shine at the Asian Champions Trophy
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Salima and Sangita shine at the Asian Champions Trophy

Even though the team was dealing with a few niggles, they still managed to defeat Korea 5-0 at the Asian Champions Trophy despite the fact that they only needed to win to secure first place in the pool stage and the playing conditions weren't the best on Thursday night in Ranchi (with insects flying in large quantities). With five wins out of five, Savita Punia and company finished their group stage assignments and entered the semifinals — against Korea again – full of confidence. Asian Champions Trophy: India Defeat Korea 5-0 India's scoring were Salima Tete (6′, 36′), Navneet Kaur (36′), Vandana Katariya (49′), and Neha (60′). “We don’t know how to take it easy… I also don’t know personally,” coach Janneke Schopman had stated. India put on a performance that thrilled the f...