South Korea won 2019 Azlan Shah Hockey Cup by defeating five time champion India in the penalty shootout. This was for third time South Korea has won this cup, earlier it had won it in 1996 and had shared with India in 2010. In this edition of tournament, hosts Malaysia finished third after defeating Canada by 4-2 goals in the third-fourth place classification match.
2019 final match
It was held at Ipoh, Malaysia. In it, India and South Korea had tied up scoring one goal each in regulation time. For India, goal was scored by Simranjeet Singh in the 9th minute and for South Korea equalizing goal was scored at 47th minute.
Tie in regulation time of the final match had led to penalty shoot. In it, Korea score 4 goals and India scored 2 goals. India missed first, fourth and fifth attempts and converted just two and Koreans just missed their third strike.
In penalty shootout, Birendra Lakra and Varun Kumar scored one goal each for India, while Mandeep Singh, Sumit Kumar Junior and Sumit missed. For South Korea, goals were scored by Jii Woo Cheon, Lee Jungjun, Jung Manjae and Lee Namyong
Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament