THE Malaysian women's hockey team got off to a good start in the Junior Asia Cup when they beat Singapore 2-0 in Changzhou, China, yesterday.
Two goals in each half from Hanis Onn and Nurul Safiqah Isa, was enough for three points. The women next play China, and it will be uphill all the way.
Yesterday India, who are also in Malaysia's group, hammered North Korea 13-0.
Three teams from Changzhou qualify for the Junior World Cup.
Group A: China, India, Malaysia, Singapore, North Korea.
Group B: South Korea, Japan, Thailand, Taiwan.
MONDAY: Malaysia v China; Wednesday: Malaysia v North Korea; Thursday: Malaysia v India.