Pakistan has beaten Olympic Champion Germany in the quarter final match of FIH Hockey Champions Trophy and qualify for the semi final of the tournament. Besides a place in the semi final, the victory over Germany has included Pakistan directly into next year’s Champions Trophy.
Shakeel Abbasi scored a goal in each half, after the Germans went 1-0 up early in the match, to book a place in the semi-finals of the tournament. This was Pakistan’s only second win in the tournament, after losing against Australia and Netherlands but won against Belgium to ensure a quarterfinal spot.
Pakistan will play its semifinals match with Holland on 8th December 2012 @ 07:20 AM. Ten Sports Pakistan and PTV Sports will broadcast live match. The other semi final will be played between India and Australia @ 09:50AM.