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.
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 →