Pakistan will face traditional rivals India in the final of Asian Hockey Champions Trophy today (Sunday).
Goalkeeper Amjad Ali shone in front of the goal to help defending champions Pakistan defeat hosts Malaysia 3-2 in a penalty shootout and make it to the final of the fourth Asian Hockey Champions Trophy tournament on Saturday.
Both the teams were locked 1-1 at the end of regulation time. Amjad thwarted an attempt by a Malaysian player and forced him to throw the ball out of the net.
This is Pakistan’s fourth consecutive entry into the final of the Asian Champions Trophy.
Earlier India defeated South Korea on penalty shootout in the first semifinal.