Hesty wins Asian Cup in Tokyo

Rudy Hesty (Jurong/SGP) claimed his second consecutive Asian Cup, beating countryman Bernard Lim (SG Lions) – by the same score he won the match four years ago.

Both finalists had tough semifinal victories — Rudy beating Doulatram Sham (SG Lions/SGP)  3-2, and Bernard needing shots (2-1) to beat Den Mulia (SG Lions/SGP).

Den, Rudy, Bernard and Sham,

Kotetsu Kanda (OSC Academy 1947/JPN) claimed the U12 category, ahead of Shusuke Takahashi (Kobe/JPN).

Takahasi, Edin, Kanda

In the women’s category, Yuka Kato (OSC Yamato Wild Blue/SGP) won ahead of clubmate Kimi Wada.

Jurong avenged their 2019 loss to Singapore Lions in the team event, beating their compatriots 2-1.

And Singapore claimed the team event, beating Japan 4-0.