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Khelo: Odisha, Haryana make semis in U-21 men's hockey

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Odisha and won their respective Pool B matches in the Under-21 men's category to advance to the semi-finals of Youth Games here on Friday.

produced an emphatic 6-1 win over hosts to secure their qualification to the semi-finals as they finished the pool stages with a tally of six points from three matches, a issued by Hockey said.

In the other Pool B match, it was Odisha, who maintained their 100 per cent record as they defeated 2-1 to top their Pool with a tally of nine points.

A brace from Odisha's Shilanand Lakra in the 9th and 35th minutes saw him put his team into a commanding position, while Jharkhand's only goal of the match came in the 39th minute through Ashim Tirkey.

The semi-final matches of the Under-21 Men's competition will take place on January 13 where will take on Haryana, while will face Odisha.

On Saturday, semi-final matches of the Under-17 Men's competition will be held, where Odisha will take on Punjab, while will be up against Haryana, the release added.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 19:05 IST