Jakarta (August 30, 2018): Semi finals of Asian Games Hockey Tournament will be played today.
Pakistan will be playing against Japan in semi-finals. Pakistan has won all pool matches with a great margin.
In last pool match of Hockey Tournament in 18th Asian Games, Pakistan defeated Bangladesh with 5-0, and is ranked highest in Pool ‘B’ after winning all five matches.Muhammad Atiq and Mubashar Ali scored two goals each, while, Ali Shan scored one goal. Green shirts ranked top in Pool ‘B’, with 15 points, after winning all five matches.
Till now, Pakistan has scored 45 goals in the tournament, giving only one goal to the opponent. Pakistan will play against runner-up team of Pool ‘A’, Japan in semi-finals today.Japan has earned 12 points, winning 4 out of 5 matches. India ranked first in Pool ‘A’, winning all five matches. India sets record of 76 goals.
India will play against Malaysia. Malaysian team is on second position, and earned 12 points, winning four matches. Malaysian team scored 41 goals.