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Khelo India: Odisha, UP register wins in U-17 men's hockey

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Odisha and Tuesday posted victories in their respective second Pool A matches of the Under-17 men's competition in the Khelo Youth Games 2019 here.

Haryana, Odisha and also emerged triumphant in the Under-21 men's category.

Men's matches of the Games began at the Mumbai Association Stadium here from Monday.

In the Under-17 men's category, Odisha defeated hosts 7-0 and registered their second win in as many matches.

The match saw Odisha's Sudeep Chirmako score four goals (5th, 38th, 50th and 53rd minute), while (14'), (19') and Prasant Lakra (52') also chipped in with a goal each, a from Hockey stated.

registered their first win of the competition as they defeated 6-0 to overcome the opening day 1-3 defeat to Odisha.

Goals for were scored by (50', 56'), (9'), Suraj Singh (29'), (36') and (60').

In the Under-21 men's category, opened their campaign with an emphatic 10-0 victory over in a Pool B match.

Goals for were scored by (3', 13', 40'), Abhishek (24', 43'), Mohit (31', 44'), Jasbir Antil (7'), Deepak (36') and Pankaj (58').

In the other Pool B match of the day, Odisha matched their Under-17 team's feat as they also defeated hosts by a margin of 6-3.

Indian international Nilam Sanjeep Xess (18', 29', 49') scored a hat-trick for Odisha as (12'), (38') and Ashis Topno (43') also contributed with goals.

Goals for were scored by (25'), Malhari Chavan (52') and Harish Shindgi (57'), it said.

In Pool A, continued their good form as they won their second consecutive match by defeating Uttar Pradesh 1-0 in what turned out to be a hard-fought win.

The only goal of the game came in the 57th minute as Punjab's Harmanjit Singh converted a penalty corner to give his team full three points, the release stated.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 19:35 IST