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Hockey’s Asian Champions Trophy slated for October

The men’s Asian Champions Trophy hockey will now held in October in Dhaka, Bangladesh following multiple postponements.

The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) has been forced to postpone the ACT for both men and women twice because of the pandemic.

“In our mission to bring hockey back to the pitch after the global disruption caused by coronavirus , I am pleased to announce the rescheduling of dates for the postponed Hero Men’s Asian Champions Trophy 2021 in early October this year,” said AHF chief executive Tayyab Ikram.

“It is yet another victory in our battle against the virus and its effects on the sports world, and I wholeheartedly congratulate the Asian Hockey family, Bangladesh Hockey Federation, and hockey lovers worldwide for this win.”

The sixth running of the biennial tournament will take place at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium in Dhaka featuring Japan, India, Pakistan, Korea, Malaysia, and hosts Bangladesh.

The women’s event was to be organised in Donghae, South Korea, from late March.

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