Malaysia beat Black Sticks to Face Canada in Semis at CC1 Kuantan

The hosts Malaysia defeated the Black Sticks 3-2 in thrilling shoot-out after the Kiwis made strong come back to make it 4-4 at full-time from 1-4 at half time, while Ireland overcame France 3-0 in another shoot-out at the Pahang Champions Challenge 1 in Kuantan, Malaysia.

Fitri Saari converted last shoot-out attempt to ensure top finish at Pahang Champions Challenge 1 in Kuantan

Fitri Saari converted last shoot-out attempt to ensure top finish at Pahang Champions Challenge 1 in Kuantan

In the other quarter-finals Canada and Korea defeated Poland and Japan respectively with the scores of 3-2 and 5-1 to complete the semi-final line-up. The hosts are up against Canada and Ireland will take on Korea in semi-finals to be played on 3rd May (Saturday), as New Zealand and France take on Poland and Japan respectively for 5th place to 8th place classifications. Continue reading →