Sports Correspondent: Bangladesh National Hockey team secured 7th position in Indoor Asia Cup crushing Chinese Taipei by 9-0 goals in the place-deciding match at Chonburi in Thailand on Saturday.
Speedy Bangladesh started their mission against fourth team Chinese Taipei of pool ‘B’. Ashraful Islam netted two goals from penalty corner as Bangladesh led the opening half 5-0. Later, four more goals were scored at second half crushing Chinese Taipei.
The team of Shitul-Kaushik proved their caliber through the tournament. Following the result, Chinese Taipei, Nepal and Philippines secured 8th, 9th and 10th respectively.
National Indoor Hockey team will return Dhaka on July 22.
Walton, the country's leading electrical, electronics and home appliances manufacturing and marketing company, was the co-sponsor in the tournament.
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