World Hockey League: Pakistan takes on Ireland in do-or-die encounter


ANTWERP: Pakistan will clash against Ireland in their Hockey World League match here at Antwerp on Friday, reports.

Pakistan has to win the match against Ireland if they are to keep their hopes of qualifying for Olympics 2016 alive. The side will play the match for fifth position against Malaysia or France if they defeat the Irish side.

The side lost their quarter final to Great Britain 2-1 earlier.

Pakistan Captain Mohammad Imran has said that his side wasted lots of chances in the match against Great Britain and has to win the upcoming two matches in order to qualify for the summer games next year.