India Men’s Hockey Team Remain Unbeaten to Win World League 2 New Delhi

New Delhi, 24 February 2013: Indian men’s hockey team remained unbeaten to win the Hero Hockey World League Round 2 Delhi 2013, by registering an easy victory against spirited Bangladesh 5-1 on final day ofat Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium today. Earlier in evening their women counter part defeated Russia to win Women’s title. (Detailed reports below)

In the other matches of the day in men’s competition, riding on O’Donoghue’s hat-trick Ireland defeated China 4-0 to finish second while, Oman beat Fiji 7-3 to avoid wooden spoon.

Indian Men's Hockey Team: Champions Hockey World League 2 New Delhi 2013

Indian Men’s Hockey Team: Champions Hockey World League 2 New Delhi 2013

Individual Awards:

Top Goal Scorer – VR Raghunath (IND) and Alan Sothern (IRL)
Best Player of the Tournament – Sardar Singh (IND)
Best Defender – VR Raghunath (IND)
Best Goalkeeper – David Harte (IRL)
Best Forward Player – Alan Sothern (IRL)
Best Mid-fielder – Rashel Mahmud (Jimmy) (BAN)

Points Table (Detailed Results here) Continue reading →