Monday, August 10, 2020

Japan Men's Hockey

Ranked, 18th in the world, The Japan Mens Hockey team opened their Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019 campaign with a 0-2 loss against India, followed by a 3-4 loss to Malaysia on  day two of the tournament. Although they lost both the matches, looking at how Japan played, one would...
Japan Mens National Team
Riding high on confidence with their third place finish at the FIH Series Finals in India, the Japan men's hockey team, led by Coach Siegfried Aikman, are set for their next challenge. Japan will welcome world no.10 Canada in Fukui, Japan for a seven-day training tour. Canada will play one match...
Asiad 2018 : Double joy for Japan as the Men joins the Womens as Asian Games Hockey Champions
It was double joy for Japan as the men joined the women as Asian Games hockey champions after they beat Malaysia in what can only be called the most scintillating of matches. A 6-6 scoreline at full-time reflected a game that was played with a ferocity and an intensity worthy...
Asiad 2018 : Malaysia Men's Hockey Team wins Silver at the Asiad
Malaysia’s Olympic dream and Asian Games 2018 gold went up in smoke as they lost the men’s hockey final to Japan after a penalty shootout at the GBK Hockey Stadium. The match ended 6-6 at the normal time and Japan went on to win the shootout 3-1. It was Japan’s first...
Pre-season training is now in full swing for Japan Hockey as they ramp up preparations towards the 2019 Season. While getting their fitness levels up is the main priority, the focus is also on building squads for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Japan Men’s Hockey Team will open their training season by...
Japan Men's Hockey Team
With local, national and international sporting events suspended or cancelled because of COVID-19 concerns, it was only a matter of time before it impacted the Japanese Hockey team. The Japanese Men's Hockey teams 'Tour of Holland' had to be cancelled because of the ongoing global pandemic.The tour was part of...
Asiad 2018 : Asia Rank No.5 Japan creates history as they beat Asia Rank No.2 Pakistan 1-0 to enter the Finals
Japan continued their ways as they clinch a 1-0 victory in the semi-final with against Pakistan at the GBK Hockey Stadium. This is their first ever final in the Asian Games and they will meet Malaysia in the final on Saturday. https://twitter.com/Dragflickworld/status/1035174698936459265 The Japanese played a high-pressure tactic against Pakistan and...
Siegfried Aikman
Japan’s chief coach Siegfried Aikman on Tuesday said that the upcoming Sultan Azlan Shah Cup will be a platform for the team to test where they stand in international hockey ahead of this year’s big ticket events. Ranked 18th in the world, for Japan, the Azlan Shah Cup will be...
Asiad 2018 : Japan Women's Hockey Team crowned Asian Games 2018 winners
Japan finally after 36 years won the gold medal at the Asian Games in the women’s hockey event at the GBK Hockey Stadium here. It was a closely fought match with a lot of goalmouth action. https://twitter.com/Dragflickworld/status/1035535403267178496 But they went on to beat the tournament favorite and world number nine India 2-1...
The Japanese Men's Hockey team notched a 3-1 win over Mexico in their opening match of the FIH Hockey Series Finals in Bhubaneswar today. Mexico was the first to open the scoreboard courtesy of Erik Hernandez (3rd min), but Japan was quick to equalise thanks to a penalty corner goal...
World ranked fifth, India will take on the Asian Games Medallist Japan who are ranked 18th, in the semi-finals of the FIH Men’s Series Finals on Friday. Japan and India have so far played 83 games, where India have won 75 with Japan winning four and drawing four games. India...
Former Pakistan hockey captain and Olympian Salman Akbar has kick-started his goalkeeping coaching assignment for the Japanese Men’s Hockey team. He is working with the goalkeepers ahead of Japan’s participation at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia, starting March 23. Salman, first took the assignment as Goalkeeping Coach for the Japanese...
KoreavsJapan
The Korean Men's Hockey Team will play five test matches against the Japanese Men's Hockey Team between 24th May to 30th May 2019 in Korea ahead of their FIH Hockey Series Finals tournament. Check out the full schedule here. Result will be updated after the match. WHEN WHAT TIME (Local Time) WHO PLAYS...
Asiad 2018 : Japan Men's Hockey Team clinch their first Asian Games Gold Medal
Japan won their first ever gold medal in men’s Hockey when they defeated Malaysia 3-1 in a shootout after the match ended 6-6 in regulation time at the GBK Hockey Stadium in Jakarta. Samurai Japan proved their mettle as the deserving team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, although they were...
Salman Akbar Pakistan Goalkeeper
As Japan takes on Korea today at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019 tournament, The Dragflick had a quick chat with 24 year old, Japanese goalkeeper Takashi Yoshikawa. Takashi told The Dragflick, that even though he is struggling with Malaysia's hot weather conditions, he is exceptionally pleased and delighted to...

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