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Junior hockey team notch up its second victory in Australia

LAHORE  – Pakistan junior hockey team notched up its second victory of the Australian national junior hockey championship outplaying Queensland 3-1 at Hobart, Tasmania on Friday.

It was green shirts’ second win out of three matches played so far, said the information made available to APP here.

All the Pakistani goals came through open play. Pakistanis did the early running and went ahead in the 5th minute when Afraz netted in.

Queensland managed to restore parity in the 25th minute; Fossy Lewis was the scorer. But within one minute, Pakistanis restored the lead through Naveed Alam. It was 2-1 at the half time.

Second half witnessed intense battle. The score line didn’t change till the 67th minute. Peshawar’s Afraz Khan scored his second of the day to make it 3-1 for the Pakistan Juniors.

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