Punjab Police beat Indian Navy to reach League Stage of Surjit Hockey Tournament

Jalandhar October 31, 2014: Punjab Police came back from 0-1 down to Indian Navy by 3-2 and entered the league stage of the 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium today.

Action in Punjab Police vs Indian Navy in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Action in Punjab Police vs Indian Navy in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

In last pre qualifying match Policeman bounced back after trailing by 1-0 in the 11th minute of the game when their Jagmeet Singh sounded the board to level the scores as, earlier Indian Navy took lead in the 6th minute of the play when Ved Parkash scored from right flank. In the 15th minute of the play Policeman mounted pressure once again and this Jaskaran Singh netted the ball (2-1). At Half time Punjab Police was leading by 2-1. Continue reading →

Punjab Police and Indian Navy recorded wins in Surjit Hockey Tournament

Jalandhar October 30, 2014: Punjab Police derailed Northern Railways by 3-1 and Indian Navy defeated CRPF by 5-2 to enter next round of the 31st Servo Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium, Jalandhar.

Action in Punjab Police vs Northern Railways in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Action in Punjab Police vs Northern Railways in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

In the first match of the day both teams displayed fast hockey. In the second minute of the match Punjab Police took lead when Jagmeet Singh sounded the board from the pass of International star Rajpal Singh (1-0). At Half time Punjab Police was leading by 1-0. In the second half 44th minute Punjab Police’s Jagmeet Singh scored second goal for the team (2-0). In the 57th minute of the play Northern Railways earned penalty stroke due to wrong tackling by Police defenders. Railways Simranjit Singh netted the ball to reduce the margin (1-2). After two minutes Punjab Police mounted pressure and their Ajay Kumar scored the goal (3-1) to complete the tally. Continue reading →

Northern Railways grounded Indian Air Force by 4-2 in Surjit Hockey

Jalandhar October 29, 2014: Northern Railways made flying start by grounding Indian Air Force by 4-2 in the inaugural match of the 31st Servo IndianOil Surjit Hockey Tournament at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here today.

Daljeet Singh Cheema Hon’ble Education Minister Punjab inaugurating the Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Daljeet Singh Cheema Hon’ble Education Minister Punjab inaugurating the Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Earlier Dr. Daljeet Singh Cheema Hon’ble Education Minister Punjab inaugurated the Tournament and announced grant of Rs 5 Lakh to the Surjit Hockey Society. At this time Parvez Bandara President Punjab Hockey Association Pakistan, Pargat Singh MLA Jalandhar Cantt, K.K Yadav Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar, Iqbal Singh Sandhu ADC Phagwara were also present.

Olympian Shafqat Rasool of Pakistan International Airlines of Lahore will lead Punjab-XI (Pakistan) Men hockey team, which will participate in the Tournament.

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Army XI and IOCL March into Surjit Hockey 2013 Semi Finals

Jalandhar, October 14 : Army-XI and IndianOil, Mumbai entered the semi finals of the 30th IndianOil Surjit Hockey Tournament 2013 being played at the Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium, Burlton Park here today.

Army XI vs Mumbai XI in Surjit Hockey Tournament 2013 (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

Army-XI defeated Mumbai XI 5-2 in their 2nd outing to top the Pool-C with 6 points. With the help of hat-trick from Deepak Thakur, the defending champions IOCL beat Indian Air Force 5-2 to top the Pool-A with 6 points from two wins from as many matches. Army and IOCL will play in the first Semi Final on 17th October.

The Armymen scored two goals in quick succession through Milan Muthappa to lead 2-0. Vishva Thakur added another goal for Army in 26th minute on their first penalty corner. Continue reading →

IAF & PSB Start Surjit Hockey Tournament on Winning Note

Jalandhar October 11, 2013: Indian Air Force Delhi and Punjab & Sind Bank Delhi started their 30th Surjit Hockey Tournament on winning note.

Sarvanjit Singh (Captain PSB) during introduction in Surjit Hockey 2013 (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

IAF and PSB earned three points each by defeating their Punjab Police Jalandhar by 4-2 and Punjab State Power Corp Patiala by 7-1 respectively in quarter final league matches of the tournament at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here today. Continue reading →

PSPCL beat Indian Navy to Qualify for Next Round of Surjit Hockey

Jalandhar October 10, 2013:  Punjab State Power Corp. Ltd Patiala edged past Indian Navy Mumbai in a nail biting match by 5-4 to enter the Quarter Final League stage of the 30th Servo Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament at Olympion Surjit Hockey Stadium here today.

PSPCL vs Indian Navy during 30th IndianOil SERVO Surjit Hockey Tournament  (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

PSPCL vs Indian Navy during 30th IndianOil SERVO Surjit Hockey Tournament (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

PSPCL and Indian Navy played good hockey and replied each other’s goals as the team from Patiala sneaked past the Navy with the strike from Sukhjit Singh with couple of minutes from final hooter.

In the 11th minute of the match, Amit Goswami opened the account for Indian Navy (1-0). In the very next minute Punjab State Power Corp Ltd equalized with field goal scored by Rupinder Singh (1-1). Continue reading →