Pakistan finished fifth in the Hockey Asia Cup.
Pakistan defeated Bangladesh 0-8 in the match for the fifth position in the Hockey Asia Cup. During the Asia Cup, the national team failed to make it to the final four and could not even qualify for the World Cup.
Pakistan had lost 2-3 in the crucial match against Japan. In the match against Japan in Hockey Asia Cup 2022, Green Shirts came on the field with 12 players.
Meanwhile, when the national team got an important and valuable goal, it was lost due to the presence of 12 Pakistani players on the pitch.
It is to be noted that in the first match of Pool A in the Asia Cup, Pakistan lost to India in the last minute and tied the match 1-1.
In the second match, the national team scored 0-13 against Indonesia by scoring goals.
In the third match of the group against Japan, the national team had to bear the loss of only two goals with a defeat of 2-3.