7 March 2014: Hockey Gangpur-Odisha, Assam and Kerala won their respective matches on the Day-5 of the 4th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship 2014 (Division B) being played at Chamundi Vihar Stadium in Mysore.
In the first half of the match between Hockey Gangpur-Odisha and Jammu & Kashmir, the former took the lead over Jammu & Kashmir by 7-0 with the help of Namrata Jasmin Bara (1st minute), Mosmita Lugun (8th, 26th and 32nd minute), Janhabi Pradhan’s (28th and 31st minute) and Rinki Kujur (29th minute). In the second half of the game, Rinki Kujur (40th minute) and Janhabi Pradhan (47th and 58th minute) contributed three goals for Hockey Gangpur-Odisha. On the other hand, Jammu & Kashmir failed to score even a single goal against their opponents.
In another match, played between Assam and Andhra Pradesh, the latter also lost the match with no score to their credit. Assam’s Phulwari Kandulana pocketed two goals at 26th and 34th minute, Gitanjali Kissan and Maxima Xalxo scored one goal each at 22nd and 30th minute respectively. Andhra Pradesh restricted Assam in the second half of the game from scoring any goals but also failed to score any goals against them. Therefore, the damage done by Assam in the first half of the match decided the fate of the game and Assam registered a clear win over Andhra Pradesh by 4-0.
In the last match of the day, Kerala won the match against Gujarat by a decent 4-1 score on the board. A commendable start by Kerala in the first half with Sindhu M.R scoring in the 1st minute of the game followed by Pratheesha .K’s two goals at the 10th and the 21st minute, taking the score to 3-0 by the end of the first half. The second half of the game saw Kerala’s fourth and last goal at the 47th minute by Aswani Kunhikrishnan. Wherein, Gujarat’s only goal stroked by Parmeshwari Shah at the 62nd minute as a penalty corner, the game wrapped up in Kerala’s favour with a score of 4 goals to 1.
Today (9th March)’s Results:
Pool B- Hockey Gangpur-Odisha 10 Janhabi Pradhan (28th, 31st, 27th and 58th min), Mosmita Lugun (8th, 26th and 32nd min), Rinki Kujur (29th and 40th min) and Marata Jasmin Bara (1st min) vs Jammu & Kashmir 0
Pool B- Assam 4 Phulwari Kandulana (26th and 34th min), Gitanjali Kissan (22nd min) and Maxima Xalxo (30th min) vs. Andhra Pradesh 0.
Pool D- Kerala 4 Pratheesha .K (10th and 21st min), Sindhu M.R (1st min) and Aswani Kunhikrishnan (47th min) vs Gujarat 1 Parmeshwari Shah (62nd min).
Tomorrow (10th March)’s schedule
0700 HRS (POOL-B) ASSAM V/s HOCKEY GANGPUR-ODISHA
0830 HRS (POOL-B) JAMMU & KASHMIR V/s ANDHRA PRADESH
1430 HRS (POOL-D) KERALA V/s PUDUCHERRY
1600 HRS (POOL-D) CHANDIGARH OLYMPIC ASSOCIATION V/s GUJARAT