Thursday, March 20, 2014

Asian Games Qualifiers: Oman beat Qatar 3-1 to top Pool A

Oman beat Qatar 3-1 to top Pool A in the Asian Games Men’s Hockey Qualifiers being played at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium in Dhaka Ali Ghabish pulled Oman ahead before Qatar levelled things through Ali Sheraz.

Bait SM Ashoor regained the lead for Oman at the stroke of half-time. Baid Awad M Abdullah hammered the final nail in Qatar’s coffin in the dying moments.

Oman earlier had beaten Chinese Taipei 1-0 and Sri Lanka 3-2 in their first two games.In another Pool A game Sri Lanka pipped Chinese Taipei 3-2.

It may be noted that the top six finishers will qualify for the 2014 Asian Games to be held in Incheon, Korea in September.
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