Pakistan has beaten Germany in the first quarter-final of the 34th Hockey Champions Trophy here at the State Netball Hockey Centre on Thursday,
Hockey Champions Trophy:PakistanbeatsGermanyin quarter-final and Pakistanqualify for Semi –final.
Pak beatGermany2-1 to reach semifinal.
Shakeel Abassi scored goals in the 39th and 51st minutes Thursday to givePakistana 2-1 win over Olympic gold medalistGermanyin a men’s Champions Trophy field hockey quarterfinal.
Moritz Furste had given the London Games champions a 1-0 lead in the ninth minute.
Pakistanwill play the winner of Thursday’s later quarterfinal betweenLondonsilver medalist theNetherlandsandNew Zealandin Saturday’s semifinals.
IndiaplaysBelgiumand four-time defending championAustraliatake onEnglandin later matches Thursday to determine the other semifinalists.
The championship match is scheduled for Sunday.