Bangkok: Indian women beat Japan 2-1 via a golden goal by vice-captain Poonam Rani to reach the final of the 6th Junior Asia Cup Championship, here on Thursday.
India will meet China in the final. China beat Korea 3-2 in the other semi-final.
It will be the first time that the Indian junior women will be playing the final of the Asia Cup after four bronze medal performances so far in the tournament that is held every four years. The win also guaranteed India an entry in the FIH Junior Women's World Cup to be held next year.