Malaysia must now beat Australia to proceed into quarters


Good job: Shahmie Irfan Suhaimi (third from left) celebrating his goal against Chile in their Junior World Cup match on Dec 5. — FIH

KUALA LUMPUR: It will be a do-or-die battle for Malaysia against Australia tomorrow after suffering a 0-4 defeat to Argentina in their second Group A match of the Junior World Cup at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil yesterday.

They had earlier thrashed Chile 7-0 in their opening match and now need a win over Australia to make the cut for the knockout stage.

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