Fourth Asian Hockey Champions Trophy 2016 - Pakistan beat China 4:0 to reach semi-finals

08:25 PM | 26 Oct, 2016
Fourth Asian Hockey Champions Trophy 2016 - Pakistan beat China 4:0 to reach semi-finals
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LAHORE/KUANTAN – Pakistan beat China in the 14th match of the Fourth Asian Hockey Championship 2016 on Thursday in the Malaysian city of Kuantan.

Pakistan: 4

China: 0

Read: Pakistan vs Malaysia Semi Final on Saturday

While Pakistani forwards struck four times, the Chinese side could not score a single goal in full time.

Greenshirts have almost booked their berth in the semi-final round of the tournament after claiming a crucial 4-3 win over Japan on Tuesday.

Pakistan lost their matches against host Malaysia by 4-2 , India by 3-2 while won against Korea by 1-0 and Japan by 4-3.

The match begins at 03:30 pm on Pakistan Standard-Times (PST) while 10:30 pm on Chines Standard-Times (CST).

Hockey fans can watch the match on PTV Sports, Star Sports 4 and Star Sports HD4.

You can download the full schedule of the tournament here

Six teams from Pakistan, India, Malaysia, South Korea, China and Japan are taking part in the event.

Pakistan had won the champions trophy more than any other participating team. The green team defeated its traditional rival India by 5-4 in the final of 2012.

Pakistan squad:

Goalkeepers: Imran Butt and Amjad Ali.

Defenders: Aleem Bilal, Mohammad Irfan (captain), Ammad Shakeel Butt.

Midfielders: Rashid Mahmood, Tasawar Abbas, Nawaz Ashfaq, Fareed Ahmad, Toseeq Arshad, Mohammad Rizwan Junior.

Forwards: Mohammad Irfan junior, Umar Bhutta, Arslan Qadir, Ali Shan, Ejaz Ahmad, Mohammad Rizwan senior, Abdul Haseem Khan.