web desk: Pakistan on Saturday defeated Malysia and qualified for the final of Asian Hockey Champions Trophy, where the green shirts will face their traditional rivals India on Sunday for the championship title.
Pakistan defeated Malaysia on a penalty shootout after their semi final match was tied with the scoreline 1-1 at full time.
Goalkeeper Amjad thwarted an attempt by a Malaysian player and forced him to throw the ball out of the net.
The green shirts will now face India on Sunday who defeated South Korea by five goals to four, to reach the final.
Pakistan lost their group matches against host Malaysia by 4-2 , India by 3-2 while winning against Korea by 1-0 , Japan by 4-3 and China by 4-0.
This is Pakistan’s fourth consecutive entry into the final of the Asian Champions Trophy.