Schedule and Result: 12th South Asian Games (Men & Women Hockey)

12th South Asian Games (Men & Women Hockey)

South Asian Games Logo 2016Venue: Moullana Md. Tayabullah Hockey Stadium, Bhetapara, Guwahati
Dates: 5th to 16th February, 2016

Participating teams in Hockey (7th to 12th February, 2016):
Men’s Teams: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
Women’s Teams: India, Nepal, Sri Lanka

Detailed Schedule and Result of 12th South Asian Games Hockey Competitions (Men and Women): Continue reading →

India scores 16-0 victory over Sri Lanka in Junior Women’s Asia Cup

The Indian junior women’s hockey squad scored a facile 16-0 victory over Sri Lanka in its opening Group A match in the Asia Cup here yesterday. As many as four players Anupa Barla, Vandana Katariya, Poonam Rani and Ritu Rani scored three goals each in a match the team dominated with six goals in the first half.

Navneet Kaur opened the floodgates with a field goal in the sixth minute. Before the first quarter-hour, Anupa Barla and Vandana Katariya added to the tally. Vice-captain Poonam Rani became the first Indian player to score off a penalty corner when she succeeded in the 17th minute before Lily Chanu Mayengbam made it 5-0 in the 22nd minute. Poonam Rani scored off a penalty corner again before the interval. Continue reading →