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Sub-junior National Hockey C'ship: MP crush Goans 6-0

ANI  |  Hojai (Assam) [India] 

produced a rich vein of form as they thrashed Goans 6-0 in their Pool A clash of the 8th Hockey Sub Junior Men's National Championship here at the last evening.

The teams went into the half-time break level at 0-0 but it was an onslaught of goals from the Hockey team which saw them score six goals in the second half.

Shubham Lahoria (49', 55'), Satyam Barde (63', 70'), (40'), and Aditya Chhetry (50') scored the goals for Hockey

In a Pool B match, Hockey Association secured a triumphant 8-1 victory over Hockey The match saw Ashik N R score a hat-trick (4', 6', 49') by converting three penalty corners to put his team in a commanding position. The other goals for Hockey Association were scored by (25'), Hanumesh (33'), Bapul Kumar R Kaloji (40'), Ankit (43'), and Ramaji Prasanth Kumar (67') while M Jeevanandum scored for Hockey in the last minute of the match.

In a Pool C encounter, Hockey Madhya Bharat beat 9-1. It was (11', 14', 19', 31', 42') who scored five goals inside 42 minutes to give his team Hockey Madhya Bharat a 5-0 lead, which was later extended to a 9-0 lead through goals from Harsh Sethiya (50'), Arbaz Khan (56'), (60') and Ankit Pal (61'). Laxmikant Kawale (65') scored the consolation goal for

Hockey Himachal beat Authority of - 2-1 in a neck-and-neck Pool D encounter which saw the latter take a 1-0 lead in the first half through Ajaykumar Baria in the 33rd minute.

However, Hockey Himachal made a comeback from a goal down to score two goals in the second half to secure the victory. Goals from Rajan (49') and Harpal (61') were enough for Hockey Himachal to secure their third win of the competition and remain undefeated.

In another Pool D match, Hockey triumphed over Hockey Jammu & with a scoreline of 4-3.

The match saw Hockey snatch an early lead in the 5th minute through Gagandeep Singh. But Hockey were quick to respond to going behind as they scored three goals after 39 minutes of the match to take a 3-1 lead. The third and fourth quarter was dominated by Hockey Jammu & as they scored two goals, but Hockey Gujarat's four goals meant that the latter won the match 4-3.

Goals for Hockey Gujarat were scored by (7', 19'), Akshay Thakor (39') and Pratham Deshmukh (54') while Gagandeep Singh (5'), Sukhpreet Singh (42') and (57') scored for Hockey Jammu & Kashmir.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 10:55 IST