Pakistan junior hockey team defeats defending champions 2-1


LAHORE: Pakistan junior hockey team launched its campaign in the Australian National junior hockey championship on a memorable note upsetting defending champions Victoria 2-1 on Wednesday at Hobart.

In a nail biting contest the green shirts put up a commendable performance to snatch victory from the favourites, said the information made available to agencies.

Ghazanfar Ali and Ahmed Nadeem scored for Pakistan via penalty corners.

The home side found it hard to match the undying spirit of the touring side which mounted a persistent pressure on them with their excellent play strategy.