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Netherlands dropped the Green Shirts out of Tokyo Hockey Olympics


Syeda Nadira Mushtaque Reporter

28th Oct, 2019. 12:05 pm
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Pakistan out of Tokyo Olympics

The performance of the Pakistan Hockey team fell to the floor in just a day, Holland defeated the Green Shirts by 6 goals in a match and also dropped out of the Tokyo Olympics.

In the first match played between the two teams on Saturday, Pakistan displayed an excellent performance to hold The Netherlands to a 4-4 draw.

However, their performance was disappointing on Sunday as they were defeated by a big margin of 1-6.

The solitary goal for Pakistan was scored by Rizwan Ali in the last quarter of the match.

The first of the two Olympic hockey qualifiers for 2020 summer Olympics between Pakistan and the Netherlands were tied in Amsterdam by 4-4.

The Netherlands made a place in the Olympics Hockey tournament to be played at Tokyo next year.

Pakistan, who won the Olympics title for three times, have failed to qualify for the tournament for the second time.

The three-time champion Pakistan hockey team has been out of the Olympics for the second time in a row.

Pakistan hockey team did not qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

The Pakistan Hockey team has won gold medal at the Olympics three times in total.

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