Although he will be making his debut in the Sultan of Johor Cup, which begins Sunday at the Taman Daya Stadium in Johor Baru, the 19-year-old is ready to shoulder a dual role for the Project 2016 team. Not only will the 19-year-old Perlis-born Najmi marshall the defence, in the absence of Mohd Aminuddin Mohd Zain (ankle injury), he is also ready to deliver goals from penalty corner set pieces with his drag flicks. Najmi was called up to join the Project 2016 squad after scoring 12 penalty corner goals for Tunku Mahkota Ismail Sports School (SSTMI)-Thunderbolt in the Malaysian…
IT had been a year to remember for local hockey player Brandan Horner has had a busy hockey season this year. Brandan was a part of the Workies Panthers side that defended the Western Premier League title. He was also named in the under 21 men’s NSW team who played at Homebush.
24 Sep 2014
Ash Thomas is preparing to pull on the green-and-gold. Source: News Limited Ash Thomas is the last line of defence, but he wouldn’t have it any other way, and his leadership at the back has earned him a guernsey in the Australian under-21 hockey team.
24 Sep 2014
An 18 year-old hockey player from Wilmslow has just been picked for further international honours. Wilmslow Hockey Club's goalkeeper Elliot Bullman has been selected as part of the Great Britain U21 team to play in the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia.
24 Sep 2014
Midfielder Harjeet Singh will lead the 18-member Indian Junior men's hockey team in the 4th Sultan of Johor Cup, to be held in Johor Bahru, Malaysia from October 12-19, Hockey India announced on Monday. Defending champions India, who would be looking to retain their title, boost of names like Imran Khan, Gurinder Singh and Jarmanpreet Singh, besides Harjeet -- all four of whom have represented the Indian senior men's team at international level. Forward Imran Khan will be the vice-captain of the side in the tournament. The team was chosen by HI selectors BP Govinda, Harbinder Singh and RP Singh…
DRIVEN: India captain to marry Malaysian but expect no favours in Sultan of Johor Cup THERE will be no love lost between India and Malaysia in their final group match of the Sultan of Johor Cup today, but love is on the sidelines.
JOHOR BARU: Manpreet Singh may be the Indian junior hockey skipper but his heart is in Malaysia. The 21-year-old Punjab-born midfielder, who is featuring in the Sultan of Johor Cup, is in love with Illi Najwa, a Malaysian of Pakistani descent.
28 Sep 2013
Hockey has a knack of lifting the spirits in a unique, unmatched way. And on Wednesday, that emotion came to the fore again. Such is the association of Indians to the game that even in denial mode, every big win sprouts new hope - that it's not impossible to rule the world once again. The junior Indian men's team blanked Pakistan 4-0 at the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia to re-ignite that hope, and with many in this group already part of the senior team, things should brighten up leading up to the Rio Olympics.
JOHOR BAHRU (Malaysia), Sept 25: After recording two impressive consecutive wins to lead the points table, high-flying Pakistan juniors suffered a humiliating 0-4 defeat at the hands of arch-rivals India here at the Sultan of Johor Cup on Wednesday.
MALAYSIA beat England 3-1 for their third consecutive win in the Sultan of Johor Cup at the Taman Daya Stadium in Johor Baru yesterday. But it was not a comprehensive win, as coach K. Dharmaraj's boys dominated every department but lacked the final killer touch when presented with sitters.
India whipped Pakistan 4-0 for their third straight win. India and hosts Malaysia are level on points but the hosts are ahead on goal difference. A win against Korea on Thursday will almost surely give India a spot in Sunday's final.
http://www.thenews.com.pk KARACHI: Pakistan junior hockey team recovered from a goal down to eventually beat England 6-2, recording their second consecutive and impressive victory in 3rd Sultan of Johor Cup on Monday at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
www.thestar.com.my JOHOR BARU: In-form forward Mohd Shahril Saabah is hell-bent in helping Malaysia take down England in Wednesday’s Sultan of Johor Cup clash at the Taman Daya Stadium.
24 Sep 2013
A World Cup warm-up event, The Sultan of Johor Cup is a tournament between six U21 men's teams, taking place over one week between 22 and 28 September.
http://www.mid-day.com/sports England were the early aggressors and forced a penalty corner in the third minute which India’s keeper Harjot Singh easily saved.Three minutes later India took the lead as Ramandeep Singh deflected a searching ball from Satbir Singh that hit England keeper Harry Jay Gibson on the helmet and went into goal.India upped the ante and came close several times, and England failed to make a clean stop off their second penalty corner in the 18th minute.But England defended stoutly, not giving much space to the speedy Indian forwards. India forced three penalty corners early in the second half, but Amit Rohidas…
JOHOR BAHRU (Malaysia), Sept 23: Pakistan’s junior hockey team recovered from a goal down to eventually outclass England 6-2 as the colts recorded their second consecutive victory in the third Sultan of Johor Cup at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium here on Monday.
JOHOR BARU: Malaysia continued their sizzling form in the Sultan of Johor Cup when they outplayed South Korea 5-1 for their second win at the Taman Daya Stadium on Monday. Malaysia, who defeated Argentina 4-2 on Sunday, could have gone to the top of the six-team standings if they had tucked away the many goalscoring chances that came their way. Pakistan, who defeated England 6-2 earlier in the day, lead with a better goal difference.
KARACHI: Mohammad Tousiq and Mohammad Dilber scored a brace each as Pakistan outclassed England 6-2 to register their second consecutive win in the Sultan of Johor Cup junior hockey tournament in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
MALAYSIA started their Sultan of Johor Cup campaign with a 4-2 win over Argentina with Shahril Saabah claiming a hat-trick at the Taman Daya Stadium in Johor Baru yesterday. The scoreline indicated an easy win, but in fact it was Malaysia's penalty corner battery that saved the day by delivering three goals, as the Argentinians also displayed some impressive hockey but were blunt in the semi-circle.
22 Sep 2013
OHOR BARU: Malaysia beat 2005 World Junior champion Argentina 4-2 in the Sultan of Johor Cup hockey match played at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium here tonight.
22 Sep 2013
KARACHI: The Pakistan junior hockey team got off to flyer at the Sultan of Johor Cup, defeating South Korea 3-0 in its campaign opener at Johor Bahru, Malaysia yesterday. Both sides played a goalless first-half, but Pakistan dominated the final session to secure winning points, thanks to a brace from Mohammad Dilber.
JOHOR BAHRU - Selepas berada pada kedudukan tercorot tahun lalu, Malaysia memulakan langkah kanan pada Kejohanan Hoki Antarabangsa Bawah 21 Tahun Piala Sultan Johor 2013 apabila menewaskan Argentina 4-2 di Stadium Hoki Taman Daya di sini semalam.
Johor Bahru: Skuad hoki remaja negara bermula garang pada saingan Piala Sultan Johor selepas mencatat kemenangan 4-2 ke atas Argentina dengan pemain tengah Muhd Shahril Saabah meledak hatrik di Stadium Hoki Taman Daya, semalam. “Kredit wajar diberikan kepada Muhd Shahril kerana ternyata dimelaksanakan tugas dengan baik seperti yang kami mahukan.
22 Sep 2013
India beat England 2-1 in a closely contested match at the U-21 3rd Sultan of Johor Cup at the Taman daya Hockey stadium here Sunday. England were the early aggressors and forced a penalty corner in the third minute which Indian keeper Harjot Singh easily saved.