New Delhi: India defeated China 5-4 in a sudden death situation to win women’s Asia Cup Hockey title on Sunday.
The match had ended 1-1 in the regular time period.
With this victory, India qualified for next year’s Hockey World Cup. India had defeated China 4-1 in the pool stage of the tournament.
India’s Navjot Kaur scored the first goal in the 25th minute of the game.
China leveled the scoreline 1-1 in the 47th minute of the game.
Hockey India tweeted: “After a thrilling shootout India clinch GOLD at the 9th Women’s #AsiaCup2017 on 5th Nov. #INDvCHN.”