Lahore June 22 (TNS): Pakistan faces an uphill task in the quarter finals of the World Hockey League in which they will meet Olympic Champion Argentina (Thursday) at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
The green shirts being the world number thirteen are no match with Argentina who is also enjoying the status of world number one team.
Pakistan exhibited a poor show in the league which also serves as the qualifier for the 2018 World Cup.
Pakistan lost three back to back matches to Holland, Canada and India before registering their only win against minnows Scotland.
Pakistan moved into the quarter final, thanks to a drawn match between Canada and Scotland. Had Canada won the match, Pakistan would have not qualified for the last four.
According to the information made available to APP here on Wednesday, the quarter final line of the world league is,
Argentina vs Pakistan
India vs Malaysia
Netherlands vs China
England vs Canada
Scotland will meet South Korea in the match for the 9th/10th position.