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Sub-junior National Hockey C'ship: Rajasthan beat Mumbai 2-0

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brushed aside The Hockey Association Ltd 2-0 in their Pool A clash on the fourth day of the 8th Hockey Sub Junior Men's National Championship here at the Hockey Stadium in on Monday.

The winning goals came from (6'), who has been having a good tournament so far and (19').

In another Pool A clash, Hockey lost 1-4 to Hockey

The winning team got off to a strong start with scoring in the 12th minute followed by a 24th minute goal by They ended the first half with 3-0 lead when scored off a penalty corner in the 32nd minute. Though Hockey scored a goal in the 53rd minute through Aravind, they were nowhere close to Hockey Madhya Pradesh's goal conversion rate. scored the fourth goal in the 58th minute through a penalty corner ending Hockey Madhya Pradesh's score-line with 4-1 victory.

In a Pool D match, Authority of - beat Hockey 6-1.

It was who starred in their win with three scintillating goals in the 60th, 65th and 67th minute. Interestingly, it was Hockey who had started the match on a positive note with a 1-0 lead in the 26th minute through a field goal by Akshay Thakor. They held on to the lead almost entire match but dropped their defence standards in the last 10 minutes of the match which resulted in Authority of Gujarat- scoring six goals between 60th and 69th minute. Viveksinh Rajput (62' and 68') and Shivam Yadav (69') were the other goal scorers for the winning team.

Hockey Uttarakhand, on the other hand, scored a fine 11-0 win against Hockey in Pool D encounter.

Dragflicker Boby Singh Dhami (6', 12', 14', 40', 56') was the star of the match with an awesome five goals to his name. Lalit Negi (39', 41', 63') too had a great outing with three goals and a double by Ankit Singh Majila (43', 66') and a goal by Dikshit Joshi (21') to help their team take home the winning points. In another Pool B match, narrowly beat Hockey 1-0. It was who scored through a well-executed penalty corner in the 54th minute that saw his team through.

Hockey Him beat 2-1 in a closely-fought Pool B match. It was who scored both goals for the winning team in the 8th and 39th minute via and penalty corner respectively while Bengal Hockey Association's lone goal was scored by Shovan Biswas in the 22nd minute.

In another closely-fought match, Citizen Hockey XI beat Hockey Coorg 3-1. With a 2-0 lead in the first half scored by Pawan (9') and (27') respectively, Citizen Hockey XI held on to the lead despite a 59th minute goal by Yaswanth MK for Hockey Coorg. scored his second goal in the 64th minute to ensure his team notched up the winning points.

In a Pool C match, Hockey beat Hockey Madhya Bharat 3-0. (5', 27') scored a double in this winning pursuit while Mrinal Roy (33') scored the team's third goal and help them win comfortably.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 20:20 IST