Since Thursday, January 9th, 2014, eight national teams from Asian countries compete against each other at the second edition of the All Asia Cup at the VR Sports Club in Bangkok, Thailand. Group A with teams from India, Korea, Mongolia and the Philippines met on three matchdays to finish their preliminaries. The four teams of group B are still awaiting their matches.

The only team to win all its three respective matches was the polo team from India. Thereby the team took the lead of group A. In the opening match, India defeated Mongolia by a large margin, 6-2,5. Korea suffered the same fate and was defeated by 9-2,5. The Philippines gave India a hard fight, but in the end they had to admit defeat and left the field losing 4-5.

Team Mongolia won two times so far. The team was successful against the Philippines as well as Korea. The Philippines won one time and defeated the foursome from Korea by 8-1. Korea is without a victory and comes last place of group A.

Tomorrow the tournament will continue after two days of rest with the preliminaries of group B. From January 14th to 16th the teams from Thailand, Brunei, China and Indonesia will compete each other. On Friday, January 17th will be one more day of rest. The final matches will be held on Saturday 18th.

The All Asia Cup takes place every two years and is organised by the Thailand Polo Association. The Thailand Polo Association was founded by Mr Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in August 1998 and in January 2004 it was established as the Thailand Polo Association under the Sports Authority of Thailand. From the very beginning, the Thailand Polo Association has supported and organised tournaments in Thailand and supports local players to international contests.

The results:
Thursday, 9th of January 2014

Mongolia

:

India

2,5

:

6

Philippines

:

Korea

8

:

1


Friday, 10th of January 2014

India

:

Korea

9

:

2,5

Mongolia

:

Philippines

5

:

4


Saturday, 11th of January 2014

Philippines

:

India

4

:

5

Korea

:

Mongolia

2

:

6




The teams:
Group A
Philippines (+2)
Michael Romero (0)
Alexander Vecinal (+1)
Antonio Veloso (+1)
Gerry Asahan (0)

India (+7)
Shyam Mehta (+1)
Shikhar Pahariya (+2)
Abhimanyu Pathak (+4)
Om Singh (0)

Korea (+1)
JB Lee (+1)
Rock Lee (0)
Rocky Lee (0)
James Lee (0)
David Ko (0)

Mongolia (-2)
Ich Tenger (0)
Bilguun Buyanjargal (0)
D’Artagnan (0)
Rentsensharav Oldokh (-2)
Dolgorsuren Bat-Oyun
Altangadas Tserendorj (0)

Group B
Thailand (+4)
Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha (+1)
Apichet Srivaddhanaprabha (+1)
Natthapong Pratumlee (+2)
Thanasin Chuawangkham (0)
Satid Wongkraso (0)

Brunei (+1)
Prince Qawi (0)
Pengiran Ali (0)
HRH Prince Jefri Bolkiah (0)
Prince Bahar (+1)

China (0)
Liu Shilai (+1)
Liu Nan (0)
Norman Penk (-1)
Huo Gang (0)

Indonesia (+3)
Novel Momongan (+1)
Acep Krisnandar (+1)
Billy Lumintang (+1)
Glendy Bujungs (0)