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7th Junior National C'ship: Assam Hockey hammer Hockey Gujarat 6-2

ANI  |  Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India] 

Hockey thrashed Hockey 6-2 in their Pool H clash on the fourth day of the Hockey 7th Junior National Hockey Championship 2017 (Men) 'B' Division here on Monday.

With a final round of games remaining across all pools, Day 4 of the tournament hosted two games from Pool H.

In the opening game of the day, Hockey opened the scoring in the 5th minute via a Niraj Rajput goal, before Parth Salekar doubled that lead in the 12th minute. rallied together though, and scored two goals via Nazrul Islam (23') and Mohammad Tanveer (30') to restore parity at half time.

In the second half, came out the much stronger team, and scored four goals in 10 minutes to effectively kill the game and take home the three points. The goal scorers for in the second half were, Harikanta Teron (52'), Sanju Chutia (53'), Ramesh Shahu (55') and Prashant Kabeer Sen (62').

In Pool H's second game of the day, and Sind beat Authority of - Hockey Academy 5-0. Prince (29', 60) and Gurumukh Singh (46', 54') scored a brace each in and Sind Bank's authoritative victory.

Earlier, Hockey Patiala beat Hockey Jammu & Kashmir 14-1, Hockey Bihar got the better of Hockey Madhya Pradesh 5-2 while Telangana Hockey beat Vidarbha Hockey Association 8-4.

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