Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab registered victories in their last Pool matches to secure spots in semi-finals of Under-17 Men's hockey competition at the Khelo India Youth Games 2019 Thursday.
Punjab and UP also won matches in the Under-21 Men's category.
In the last Pool B match, Haryana showed their quality as they defeated Chandigarh 4-0 to take their tally to nine points from three matches and secure a semi-final berth.
In the Under-21 Men's category, Punjab became the first team to qualify for the semi-finals as they defeated Delhi 4-1 in their last Pool A match to make it three wins out of three matches.
In the other Pool A match, it was Uttar Pradesh who secured path through to the semi-finals as they defeated Chandigarh 2-0.
The semi-final matches of Under-17 Men's category will take place Saturday (January 12) while for the Under-21 Men's category, the semi-finals will be held on January 13 after the completion of the Pool B matches on Friday.
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