London - An on-song world number four Great Britain did everything but beat world number three Germany in a vital Pool B match at the Investec London Cup in Chiswick on Thursday night.

The outcome of Germany's 2-1 win is that the Investec South Africa women's hockey team will meet world number one Holland in the first semifinal at 3.30pm on Saturday, a match that will be televised live on SuperSport 4.

SuperSport communications manager Clinton van der Berg confirmed on Thursday that the South African semifinal will be live on SuperSport 4.

The earlier match saw Holland beat Ireland 5-1 to win Pool A.

The second semifinal will see Germany against world number seven Australia, second in Pool B, at 6pm SA time.

Whether South Africa reach the final or not, Sunday’s gold medal match will be live on SuperSport 6 at 5pm SA time.

Should South Africa not make the final, the bronze medal match they participate in will also be televised. Sunday’s bronze medal match is at 2.15pm SA time.