Pak to play Australia in 2nd round of Jr hockey WC

LAHORE: Pakistan come across a difficult task when they will play mighty Australia in its first match of super eight round of Junior World hockey Cup tomorrow, Sunday at Johor Bahru,Malaysia.

According to information made available here on Saturday, the organizing committee of Cup announced the schedule of super eight round of the grand event.

Defending champion Argentina, The Netherlands, Germany and Spain are in pool E, while Australia, South Korea, Pakistan and New Zealand are in pool F. The second round will be played at two centres Johor Bahru and Singapore.

Pak-Australia will played at 1730 (PST). South Korea will face New Zealand at Johor Bahru, Netherlands will face Spain at Singapore and Germany will face Argentina at Singapore.

The Green shirts will play its second match against New Zealand on June 15 at Singapore. Argentina will face Netherlands at Johor Bahru, Poland will take on Germany at Johor Bahru and Australia will clash Korea at Singapore.

The former champions, Pakistan will play its third match against South Korea on June 17 at Johor Bahru. Spain will collide Argentina at Johor Bahru, Netherlands will face off Germany at Singapore and Australia will play New Zealand at Singapore.

Classification matches will be played on June 19,semi final matches on June 20 and final and third position matches will take place on June 21.