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

In a hard-fought contest the green shirts put up a heartening performance to secure victory, said the information made available to APP here.

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 kept ramping up the pressure thanks to their lively moves and clinical coordination.-APP