Men's Junior Asia Cup HockeySports Reporter
Bangladesh Under-21 Hockey Team defeated Oman on Saturday by 3-2 margin in penalty shootout in a place decider match of the Men's Junior Asia Cup hockey at the Wisma Belia Hockey Stadium in Kuantan, Malaysia.
Following the win against Oman, the boys will meet host Malaysia in a fifth and sixth place decider today (Sunday) at the same venue.
The regular time of the math on Saturday ended in a 2-2 draw. In the regulation time, Roman Sarkar and Milon scored one goal each for Bangladesh while Salmin R Nofali and Shahfi Al Satari netted one goal apiece for Oman.
In the penalty shootout, Farhad Shetul, Sabbir Hossain and Fazla Rabbi sealed the win.
Fazle Rabbi was named the man of the match.
Earlier, Bangladesh was knocked out from the voyage to the final of the men's junior event as they lost to strong Japan boys in the second quarterfinal by 3-0 margin on Thursday.
The Bengal boys moved to the quarterfinal as the second placer of the Pool-B with nine points from three matches.
They begin the event with a 1-3 defeat to Pakistan in the first match on Saturday and returned in the form in the following match with a 5-4 win over Oman on Sunday.
The boys defeated South Korea by 2-0 margin on Tuesday.