THE EXPRESS TRIBUNE, KARACHI, 25th SEPTEMBER 2013: Pakistan are looking to tame India today to inch closer to the final of the Sultan of Johor Cup junior hockey tournament, currently underway in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
Pakistan colts are leading the table on goal difference in the six-nation tournament with victories in both their matches against South Korea and England. Malaysia and India are second and third respectively and are also unbeaten so far.
Two more matches will be played today with Korea taking on Argentina while hosts Malaysia face England.
Pakistan head coach Manzoorul Hassan expects the tie against India to be a tough task.
“The rivalry is healthy and gives world hockey something to look forward to,” he said. “India are a good side and they have proved that so far. We will have to give our best to beat this team.”
Pakistan defeated Korea 3-0 and thrashed England 6-2 in their first two games.