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Hockey Haryana crowned champion of Hockey National Championship

Hockey Haryana beat Jharkhand by 2-0 goals to lift the champion title of the 12th Hockey India Sub-Junior Women National Championship 2022.

ByIFP Sports Correspondent

Updated 23 May 2022, 4:57 pm

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Hockey Haryana lifted the champion title of the 12th Hockey India Sub-Junior Women National Championship 2022 played under flood light at Hockey Stadium, Khuman Lampak on Sunday.

In a keenly contested final match, Hockey Haryana beat Jharkhand by 2-0 goals to lift the champion title while the latter had to contend with the Runners Up title.

Hockey Haryana who has been a strong favourite for the top title did not let down the crowd gathered at Khuman Lampak as Riya came up with the opening field goal in the first quarter of the 13th minute play. Although Hockey Jharkhand, a force to reckon with, tried their best to force back into the game Haryana intercepted their movement well to deny them any damage.

Goalless in the second quarter, both teams increased their tempo and it was Hockey Haryana again, who bulldozed their way to Jharkhand defense and Sejal made no mistake in hitting home the winning goal in the 39th minute for the victory as no further came forth in the fourth quarter.

Enroute to the final, Hockey Haryana beat Hockey Madhya Pradesh by 8-0 goals while Hockey Jharkhand beat Uttar Pradesh Hockey by 2-1 goals.

The 3rd place was won by Uttar Pradesh Hockey beating Hockey Madhya Pradesh by 3-0 goals played earlier in the day. Puspanjali Sonkar, Manisha Patel and Purnima Yadav scored a goal each for Uttar Pradesh victory.

Sports minister Govindas Konthoujam along with Health minister Sapam Ranjan Singh,  YAS Commissioner SS Chhabra, IFS, Hockey India, president Gyanendra Ningombam and Manipur Hockey, president Basudev Sharma, who attedned the closing function, distributed the medals and trophy to the teams.

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First published:22 May 2022, 6:20 pm

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IFP Sports Correspondent

IFP Sports Correspondent

Sports Bureau, Imphal, Manipur

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