After dominating and defeating South Africa in their final group game, Pakistan has qualified for the Quarter Finals. Pakistan will face Korea from Pool A on 4th July 2013. The match will start at 7:15pm. Tune all the action including score updates and match highlights. You can catch Pak vs Korea hockey the match on TenSports, ESPN, SkySports and PTV Sports. Pakistan had a very crucial last match against South Africa. Pakistan won the match with a 4 goals lead (Pakistan 6-2 South Africa) which has certainly boosted the confidence of the whole team players. In that match Pakistan the Whole team members showed a very positive body language. Especially Abdul Haseem Khan who scored a hat trick and Mohammad Zubair who also scored 2 goals against South Africa are a very big threat for Korea.
Korea is coming in this match after not having a very impressive tournament as they lost their 2 matches from Germany (0-5) and Argentina (0-3). They only have been able to draw their one match against Japan with 3-3 goals. Korean players will feel under pressure because of their recent bad performance but they will have to bring their best game in the ground if they want to win this important match.
The game, and then was confirmed lineup quarterfinals of the WHL, saw Pakistan in the mood electrifying, and while ranked 12TH number of South Africa was opposed lighter, and delivered side Mohammed Omran Finally performance worthy of praise they receive from the experts who are in Malaysia.Set Muhammad Zubair things in motion, netting the first goal in the 13th minute before pounced to Forward Shafqat Messenger on a penalty corner save to make it 2-0 in the 17th minute.
Pakistan vs Korea Hockey Match 2013
World Hockey League – Quarterfinals
Date: 04 July 2013 | 04-07-2013
Time: 7:08 PM
Venue: Johor, Malaysia.
Final Score Pakistan lost the Match
It was a great display of skill from the Greenshirts, they are known as known as Pakistan, and a throwback to the days when they ruled field hockey.South Africa launched a return of sorts by grabbing a goal in the 25th minute, but then I got Haseem Khan in the act and gave Pakistan two goals again before the end of the first half.If the escalation of the return of the men Austin Smith seemed a tall order in the second half, Pakistan made sure that there was no hope left with a half-second blitzkrieg. Fourth registered through Haseem Khan, who is associated with an increased carelessly with Muhammad Waqas.
Pakistan seems to be the favorite for winning this match as they have shown a far better team performance than Korea during the whole tournament especially in the last match. To win Korea will need a lot of luck and will have to produce be at their best game.
Pakistan Hockey Squad:
|No||Last Name||First Name||DOB||Caps|
Korea Hockey Squad:
|No.||Last Name||First Name||D.O.B.||Age||Caps|
|1||LEE||MYUNG HO (GK)||10/12/1979||34||175|
|8||LEE||SEUNG IL (C)||21/12/1982||31||132|
|16||KIM||JAE HYEON (GK)||06/03/1988||25||86|