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Khelo: Odisha, Chandigarh, Haryana post wins in U17 men hockey

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Odisha, and Monday register victories in the Under-17 men's category in hockey, while and won their respective matches in the Under-21 men's category as the second edition of the Khelo Youth Games 2019 started here.

The matches were held at the Mumbai Association Stadium.

In the Under-17 men's category, Odisha prevailed over with a scoreline of 3-1 in a Pool A match.

Odisha ran away with the match as they scored three goals inside 43 minutes, with Prasant Lakra (7'), Sudeep Minz (39') and (43') getting their names on the score-sheet.

(55') scored the only goal for Uttar Pradesh, a release issued by the said.

In the other Pool A match, and played out a 2-2 draw as the former cancelled out Maharashtra's lead twice to split the points.

Pool B's opening encounter saw beat 3-0 to bag three points.

Goals for were scored by Surinder (6'), (47') and Raman (55'), it added.

In the second Pool B match, defeated by a scoreline of 2-0 as the goals came in the last two quarters.

Sahil Sharma (45') and (48') were the goalscorers for

In the Under-21 Men's category, started their campaign with a 5-1 victory over Chandigarh in their Pool A match.

Goals for Punjab were scored by Parampreet Singh (4', 24'), Harmanjit Singh (39', 55') and Gursahibjit Singh (25') while Maninder Singh (9') scored the only goal for Chandigarh.

In the other Pool A match of the day, comfortably defeated 5-2.

Goals for Uttar Pradesh were scored by Uttam Singh (12', 41'), Rishab Sahu (15', 53') and (39') while it was (34') and Rohit (59') who were the goal-scorers for Delhi, the release said.

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First Published: Mon, January 07 2019. 21:45 IST