IPOH, MALAYSIA, REUTER — Asian games champions South Korea displayed great determination and teamwork to beat Pakistan, the Olympic champions, 5-3 in a penalty shootout in the semifinal of the  six-nation hockey tournament here on Saturday.

The match, which saw the Koreans through to Sunday’s final against Britain, ended in controversy when Pakistan lodged a protest with the tournament jury Of appeal over British umpire Philip Marshall’s decision to disallow two Pakistan goals.

A verdict is expected on Sun-day, tournament officials said.

“South Korea played well and proved to be an untiring side but the two goals would have certainly changed the tide in our favor,”” said Pakistan team manager brigadier (RIB) Atif Khan.

The two teams were locked in a scoreless draw at full time and goals by Pakistan’s Muhammad Irfan in the 88th minute and South Korea’s park Jae-Sikh two minutes later during extra time set the stage for a penalty shootout.

Late News: England beat S. Korea in the final.

Article extracted from this publication >> June 10, 1988