New Delhi, 24 May 2013: Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy and Chandigarh women entered the semi-finals of the 3rd Hockey India Sub-Junior Men & Women National Championship (Final) 2013 played at SAI Centre, Bhopal on Friday and now will face Jharakhand and Haryana in semi-finals respectively to be played tomorrow.
Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy defeated Karnataka 6-1 in their last league encounter of Pool A. The goal scorers for Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy were Upasna (10 min), Anuja (39, 52 min), Preeti (40 min), Karishma (65 min) and Neha (70 min) while Spurthi (12 min) scored the only goal for Karnataka.
In the other match of Pool A Chandigarh beat Odisha 2-0. Chandigarh scored through Sarabdeep Kaur (19 min) and Saroj (34 min).
In the first semi-final, Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy will face Jharkhand while Haryana will take on Chandigarh in the second semi-final to be played on Sunday 26 May 2013.
In the men’s category, Jharkhand, Odisha and Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy qualified for semi-finals to be played on Sunday 26 May 2013.
Kumud Ekka and Sudhir Mundu scored twice each as Jharkhand registered 6-5 win over Karnataka in Pool A to enter the semi-finals.
Karnataka was leading 4-1 till half time but Jharkhand came from behind and scored five goals in the second half to register second consecutive win in the tournament. Jharkhand scored throughKumud Ekka (22 min), Amit Bhengra (37 min), Sudhir Mundu (43, 60 min), Budu Tuti (46, 62 min) and while Karnataka scored through Aron Saroj Anand (14, 27, 29 min), Own Goal (28 min) and Kumud Ekka (48 min).
In the other match of Pool A, Odisha edge past The Hockey Maharashtra 9-0 to enter the semi-finals. Odisha scored through Sudhir Kujur (3, 68 min), Suraj Minz (4 min), Punit Kujur (7 min), Ashwin Kujur (22 min), Amit (27 min), Dipshan (34 min), Tikie Kujur (43 min) and Ashish Toppo (56 min).
Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy defeated Chandigarh 3-0 in Pool B. Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy scored through Manish Gurung (30, 63 min) and Arjun Sharma (48 min) while Chandigarh failed to score any goal.
Pool A – Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy 6 (Upasna 10, Anuja 39, 52, Preeti 40, Karishma 65, Neha 70) beat Karnataka 1 (Spurthi 12)
Pool A – Chandigarh 2 (Sarabdeep Kaur 19, Saroj 34) beat Odisha 0.
Pool A- Jharkhand 6 (Kumud Ekka 22, 48, Amit Bhengra 37, Sudhir Mundu 43, 60, Budu Tuti 46) beat Karnataka 5 (Aron Saroj Anand 14, 27, 29, Own Goal 28)
Pool A– Odisha 9 (Sudhir Kujur 3, 68, Suraj Minz 4, Punit Kujur 7, Ashwin Kujur 22, Amit 27, Dipshan 34, Tikie Kujur 43, Ashis Toppo 56) beat The Hockey Maharashtra 0
Pool B– Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy 3 (Manish Gurung 30, 63, Arjun Sharma 48) beat Chandigarh 0.
Fixture (26 May 2013, Sunday)
Women – First Semi-final (Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy vs Jharkhand 0700hrs) and Second Semi-final (Haryana vs Chandigarh 0830hrs)