Army XI and PNB Record Win in Surjit Hockey Tournament

Jalandhar October 12, 2013: Army XI beat Indian Overseas Bank by 5-2 and Punjab National Bank defeated Border Security Force by 3-1 to earn three full points from their first outings in the 30th Servo Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament Quarterfinal league stage at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here today.

Chief Guest G S Heera Financial Advisor and Secretary Sports Rail Coach Factory Kapurthala introducing with players (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

Chief Guest G S Heera Financial Advisor and Secretary Sports Rail Coach Factory Kapurthala introducing with players (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

In Pool C Army XI and IOB displayed good hockey. In the early minutes of the game Army took the possession and they took the lead in 6th minute of the game through the stick of Siraju AP (1-0). In the 7th minute of the play Armymen struck once again this time Binoy Bhengra scored the goal (2-0). After that in 23rd minute Indian Overseas Bank reduced the margin by field goal scored by Vinod Rayer (1-2). At Lemon break Armymen was leading by 2-1. Continue reading →