PSPCL and Indian Navy Won their Opening Matches at Surjit Hockey

Jalandhar October 9, 2013: Young Side of Punjab State Power Corp Ltd Patiala beat Corps of Signals Jalandhar by 4-3 in the first match of the 30th Servo Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here today, while Indian Navy Mumbai beat Rail Coach Factory Kapurthala by 5-4 via Penalty Shootout to enter in the next round.

PSPCL will face Indian Navy at 5:30PM on 10th October to the one spot in quarter-final stage of the tournament, where a total of 12 teams in 4 pools will play for 4 semi final spots.

30th Servo Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament  (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

30th Servo Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

Earlier K D Bhandari Chief Parliamentry Secretary Punjab inaugurated the tournament and also announced grant of Rs 5 lakh for the Tournament committee.

For Indian Navy Hira Singh opened the account in the 11th minute of the play when he stricks from the right flank (1-0). After that Rail Coach Factory wasted three penalty corners in the first half. At lemon break Indian Navy was leading by 1-0. Continue reading →