Indian girls enter semifinals of U-18 Asia Cup

India outplayed China 4-2 to register their third win on the trot and advance to the semifinals of the Girls U-18 Asia Cup hockey tournament in Bangkok on Tuesday. India, who led 2-0 at half time, scored through Navjot Kaur (11th minute), Lilima Minz (34th), Poonam Rani (49th) and Anupa Barla (66th).The goalscorers for China were Song Xia Oming (60th) and Liang Xue (63rd).
With the victory, India are on top of the Pool B with nine points from three successive wins. India had earlier routed Kazakhstan 12-0 and Sri Lanka 13-0 and they take on Malaysia in their last pool match on Thursday before playing the semifinals on Friday.


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