SINGAPORE - -India secured 9th place, Singapore celebrated their maiden victory and Japan defeated Egypt to claim 13th place on the last day of the classification matches in the 9th Junior World Cup here on Saturday. In Saturday's match for the ranks 13 and 14, Egypt enjoyed better start. They gained their first penalty corner in sixth minute where Hamada Atef converted the second rebound. Only three minutes later, Japan demonstrated that their penalty corners were as good as Egypt's and equalised. Captain Ryota Kubo was the scorer. Afterwards, the action shifted to edges of circles. Then came Japan's second penalty corner in the 32nd minute but Egypt's goalkeeper Ahmed Sayed made a big save. In the second half Japan put pressure on Egypt and the match seemed one-sided. However, Ahmed Sayed stopped Japan's attempts every time. But four minutes before the final whistle he had no chance when Kenji Kitazato shot Japan's fifth penalty corner barged into the goal. All three goals in the match were penalty corner goals only. Japan finish 13th after this win. Egypt reached the 14th rank in the Standard Chartered FIH Men's Junior World Cup. Singapore celebrated their first victory in their last game. With a convincing performance they defeated the USA 3:1. The game for the 19th rank was a very close one. Both teams got their opportunities. In the 29th minute Singapore took the lead through a penalty corner goal. US-goalkeeper Kevin Segeren was able to save two attempts but could not do anything about the third one. Johnson Sivalingam waited at the left post and converted a goal. Closer to the halftime whistle the sky turned dark and lightning and thunder overcame the Sengkang stadium. But the thunder-storm did not start and the match finished. Just five minutes were played in the second half when Enrico Elifh Marican increased Singapore's lead out of a crowded circle. USA fought to get back into the game and tried to put the hosts early under pressure. USA concentrated on attacking Singapore got always dangerous through counter-attacks. US-team captain Jonathan Ginolfi brought some hopes back when he converted a penalty stroke in minute 60. It seemed that Singapore had learned from the fault they made last time. They kept attention till the final whistle went and earned the victory which means rank 19. In other matches, India proved that they would have been able to compete in the medal round. With a clear 4:0-victory over Pool H winner Poland India occupied the 9th place in the final ranking although the beginning of the game, it was actually a closer competition than expected. The Indians needed some time to get into the game. Poland played organised and well structured and gave India nearly no space. Nevertheless India scored the first goal in the 18th minute when Mohd Amir Khan was successful out of a busy circle. The 2:0 followed through a penalty corner goal. The half-time whistle went already but the short corner was still played of course. Poland saved the first one but the umpires awarded another one due to a mistake of a Polish player. The first shot was saved again however the second attempt found its way into the goal. In the second half, India's Danish Mujtaba received a pass from his team-mate in front of the goal. Mujtaba did not hesitate and deflected the ball into the goal. The This time it was Birendra Lakra who waited for a pass. As soon as he received it, he smashed the ball immediately into the net. In spite of being 4:0 in front India kept on attacking but Poland did all they could do to protect their circle. Results: Japan v Egypt 2:1 (1:1) 0:1 Hamada ATEF (PC) 1:1 Ryota KUBO (PC), 2:1 Kenji KITAZATO (PC) USA v Singapore 1:3 (0:1) 0:1 Johnson SIVALINGAM (PC), 0:2 Enrico Elifh MARICAN (FG), 0:3 Johnson SIVALINGAM (FG), 1:3 Jonathan GINOLFI (PS)India v Poland 4:0 (2:0) 1:0 Mohd Amir KHAN (FG), 2:0 Karan JAY (PC), 3:0 Danish MUJTABA (FG), 4:0 Birendra LAKRA (FG) Rankings till date: The first four places will be decided today 1. - 2. - 3. - 4. - 5. Pakistan 6. Argentina 7. Korea 8. Spain 9. India 10. Poland 11. Belgium 12. Malaysia 13. Japan 14. Egypt 15. S. Africa 16. England 17. Chile 18. Russia 19. Singapore 20. USA.