Amin awakens Young Tigers for stern test against Pakistan

Lucky escape: Malaysia’s Syamim Naim Abdul Hamid (left) challenges an Omani player in their Junior Asia Cup match. Malaysia won 1-0.— AHF PIC

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s hockey boys are the only team to win all their matches in the group stage of the men’s Junior Asia Cup but they have to raise the bar in order to topple traditional rivals Pakistan in the semi-final clash in Salalah, Oman, today.

Malaysia kept their momentum in the first three matches by notching an 8-1 win over Uzbekistan, 5-1 victory over Bangladesh and also securing a convincing 3-1 win over South Korea.

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