THE Malaysian women's hockey team whitewashed hosts Austria 7-0 in the Fifth-Eighth Classification match in the Champions Challenge II yesterday.
They will play Russia, who they held to a 2-2 draw in a Group B match, in the Fifth-Sixth Classicfication match today.
In the last Champions Challenge II, Malaysia finished seventh out of eight teams.
Yesterday, the Malaysian goals were scored by Nor Hidayah Ahmad (14th), Nadia Abdul Rahman (23rd), Noor Hasliza Ali (35th, 36th), Juliani Din (46th), Siti Shahidah Saad (69th).
It was Malaysia's first win in five matches.
RESULTS -- Fifth-Eigtht Classification: Russia 3 Canada 2, Malaysia 7 Austria 0.
Today: Fifth-Sixth -- Russia v Malaysia.