Bhopal, October 18: Chandigarh registered their third win in Pool G to book their berth for the quarterfinals of 2nd Hockey India Senior Women National Championship, Bhopal on Thursday. MPHA, Railways and Odisha have already entered the quarterfinals.
In a high voltage clash of Pool G Chandigarh defeated Karnataka 3-2. Chandigarh opened their account through Rajini in the 8th minute while Karnataka scored an equalizer in the 34th minute through field goal by Chitra Korakutira. Continue reading →
Bhopal, October 17: Punjab pulled off a fine 5-1 win against Indian Universities in Pool D league match of 2nd Hockey India Senior Women National Championship, Bhopal on Wednesday.
Punjab for whom Skipper Amandeep Kaur (2), Ramanjeet Kaur (1), Sangeeta Minz (1) and Sadhna (1) scored, just posted their first win in the group, while Indian Universities reply came from Narinder Kaur (1). Continue reading →
Bangalore, Sept 28: Indian Railways and Manipur entered the quarter-finals of 2nd Hockey India Senior Men National Championship by winning hard-fought matches in their respective pools, here on Friday.
The Railways overcame talented Uttar Pradesh 3-1 to top pool F unbeaten while a youthful Manipur, coached by former India star Tikken Singh, overcame Association of Indian Universities 4-3 in Pool H to record their third win and advance to the quarter-finals.
Railways and Manipur joined defending champions Haryana (Pool A), Punjab (pool C), Air India (Pool E) and Tamil Nadu (Pool G) in the knock-out stage that commences on Sunday. Continue reading →
Bangalore, Sept 27: Gurjinder Singh and Akashdeep Singh scored thrice each as Punjab raced to a 7-2 win against the Services in their concluding pool C league game and entered the quarter-finals of Hockey India’s Second Senior National Men’s Hockey Championship, here on Thursday.
Earlier in morning session, Manipur pulled off a fine 9-3 win against fancied Bihar in a Pool H to strengthen their chance for Knock-Out stage. Now, Manipur need a draw in their Next Match against Combined Universities, to be played tomorrow (28th Sept) at 2:30 PM. After today’s 14-0 win against Andaman & Nicobar and draw against Bihar, Combined need to win the match against Manipur to be in Quarters.
In Pool F, Uttar Pradesh also recorded their second win when they hammered Tripura 24-0 with Chandan Singh and Mohd Amir Khan topping the scorers list with seven goals apiece. Continue reading →
BANGALORE, Sept 26: Haryana escaped with a draw against Maharashtra and confirmed their berth in the Quarter Finals of the Men’s Senior National Championship (India), where they will face the winners of Pool H in the quarter finals.
Bharat Chhikara (Harayana) during Haryana Vs Maharashtra on Day 4 of Hockey India Senior National Championship 2012 (Photo Courtesy: www.deepthiindukuri.com)
Indian team star Bharat Chhikara opened the scoring and talismanic mid-fielder Sardar Singh scored Equalizer for defending champions Haryana.
Bhopal defeated Puducherry 6-2 in the Pool A match, while Manipur scored 16 goals against the minnows – Andaman & Nicobar in Pool H. Bihar and Combined Universities played 1-1 draw in the 2nd match of the pool.
Services defeated Jammu & Kashmir 18-0 in Pool C, and will face Punjab tomorrow (27th Sept) at 4:00PM in the Shantinagar Hockey Stadium, Bangalore. Winner of Punjab vs Services will be through to Quarters, however Services needs just a draw to be in final eight teams. Continue reading →