National U-21 Hockey Championship enters semifinal stage
19 January, 2012
LAHORE: Pakistan WAPDA, Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC), National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) and Punjab Colour qualified for the semifinals of the National Under-21 Hockey Championship at the National Stadium here on Wednesday.
WAPDA eliminated Punjab White 3-1 before ending up the first half with firm 3-0 lead. NBP scored narrow 2-0 win over PHF Academy before finishing the first half 1-0. In a match having on impact on the seedings of the teams, Pakistan Army outplayed Pakistan Railways 3-1 before being 1-1 at half time. In another match, Punjab Colour beat SSGC 2-0 as the first half failed to produce any goal. Thursday is the rest day and the semifinals will be played on January 20. WAPDA will meet SSGC and NBP will take on Punjab Colour.