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Pakistan hockey team into the finals of asian games

Pakistan celebratesKARACHI: Pakistan reached the hockey final of the Asian Games after defeating South Korea 4-3 on penalties after the score was tied 1-1 at full time.

After Sohail Abbas missed from the spot,Haseem Khan scored the winner. The  goalkeeper Salman Akbar saved attempts to the goal from South Korea’s Jang Jong-hyun and Yeo Woon-kon.

The score in their first Asian Games clash in 12 years was locked 1-1 at the end of regulation.Neither team produced a winner in extra time, either, and the score was level at 3-3 after first round of penalty strokes.

In regulation time, Mohammad Waqas’ first-half strike was equalized by Kang Moon-kyu in the 39th minute.

India will face on Malaysia in the 2nd  semifinal.

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