Bangladesh made a winning start in the 10th edition of Men's Hockey Junior Asia Cup beating host Oman by 2-0 goals in their opening Pool B match held on Tuesday (May 24) last night at Salalah Sports Complex, Oman.
In the day's match, Tasin Ali and Zahid Hossain scored one goal each for Bangladesh.
Tasin gave Bangladesh a deserving lead early in the 22th minute with a superb field goal while Zahid Hossain sealed the victory scoring the second goal for Bangladesh in the 24th minute of the match also from a field goal.
Bangladesh's team leader Mahbubul Ahsan Rana said: "We are happy to start the tournament with a win. It's always difficult to win against the hosts. Oman is always a tough opponent. Our boys played well against them and brought out the result."
Bangladesh will play their remaining group matches against Malaysia, Uzbekistan and South Korea on May 25, 26 and 28 respectively.
BDST: 1248 HRS, MAY 24, 2023