27 April 2013: MPHA and Punjab complete the quarter-finals line-up of the 3rd Hockey India Junior Women National Championship being played at Astroturf Hockey Stadium in Ranchi.
Six goals scored by Shikha Sharma helped Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy to register easy win over The Hockey Maharashtra 16-1 in their concluding Pool D match.
Goal scorers for MPHA were Shikha Sharma (8, 11, 15, 19, 43, 68 min), R Ramngaihzuali (14 min), Diksha Tiwari (17, 30 min), Shyama Tigdam (20 min), Priyanka Wankhede (22, 48, 59 min), Nusrat Khatoon (28, 29, 70 min) while Pooja Bhoyar (5 min) scored the only goal for The Hockey Maharashtra.
In Pool F, Punjab edged out Bihar 11-0 in the concluding league match and qualified for the quarter-finals. Sandeep Kaur scored maximum number of four goals for Punjab.
Haryana, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi have already qualified for the quarter-finals.
Fixture for Quarter-finals (29 April 2013, Monday)
Q-1 Haryana vs Odisha (6:30am)
Q-2 Tamil Nadu vs Punjab (8:30 am)
Q- 3 Jharkhand vs Uttar Pradesh (4:00 pm)
Q-4 MPHA vs Delhi (6:00 pm)