Pakistan through to World Cup 2016


Pakistan junior hockey team has qualified for the 2016 junior World Cup as the men in green defeated China in the quarterfinals of the junior Asia Cup in Malaysia.

Pakistan outclassed the Chinese side by a score of 4-1 although China took the lead in the 17th minute but after that it was all Pakistan. The goals for Pakistan came form Mubashir Ali, Shan Irshad (2) and Muhammad Dilber.

In other quarterfinals India, Korea and Japan also won their matches and hence ensured that they also sealed their place in the World Cup.

Pakistan will play Korea in the semi finals, whom they defeated 3-0 in the group stage of the tournament, on 21st November.