Haryana Women are the Champions of Indian Hockey Nationals

30 April 2013: Haryana registered 4-1 victory over Railways to win the 3rd Hockey India Senior Women National Championship. While Jharkhand finished third in the championship, which was held at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in the Guru Gobind Singh Sports College, Lucknow.

Ram Karan Arya, Minister of Stater for Youth Affairs & Sports presenting winners trophy to the players of Haryana team for winning 3rd Hockey India Senior Women National Championship

Ram Karan Arya, Minister of Stater for Youth Affairs & Sports presenting winners trophy to the players of Haryana team for winning 3rd Hockey India Senior Women National Championship

Railways scored their opening goal through Amandeep Kaur in the 15th minute. After conceding an early goal, Haryana forwards played attacking game and built pressure on their opponents. Haryana scored through Udita (34th & 65th min) and Narinder (47th & 49th min). The defending champions failed to convert a total of ten penalty corners. Continue reading →