Junior World Cup hockey: Pakistan blank South Africa in 9-12 play-offs

With the win Pakistan will move on to face the winner of the Argentina-India game to challenge for ninth, while South Africa will play the loser for 11th.

updated: December 12, 2013 21:16 IST
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New Delhi: Pakistan hammered South Africa 4-0 in the 9-12 classification match at the Junior World Cup hockey here on Thursday.

Both teams traded pockets of possession with neither looking too threatening in the circle.

A South African missed assignment in the 8th minute resulted in Muhammed Dilber being left wide open at the far post. Dilber put the fore-hand deflection on target after a hard hit from 45 yards out to lift Pakistan 1-0 entering the break.

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