Category: Hockey

Match 2: Gurjinder help Lancers edge Wave Riders

Bhubaneswar, Jan 22: Kalinga Lancers beat former champions Delhi Wave Riders 1-0 in the second match of the fifth edition of Hockey India League at the Kalinga Hockey International Stadium on Sunday.

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Match 1: Dabang Mumbai and Ranchi Rays share spoils

Mumbai, Jan 21: Dabang Mumbai held two-time champions Ranchi Rays 3-3 in the opening game of the fifth edition of Hockey India League at the Mahindra Hockey Stadium here on Saturday. Continue reading “Match 1: Dabang Mumbai and Ranchi Rays share spoils”

Indian Oil wins the 121st All India Beighton Cup

Kolkata Dec, 27: Indian Oil (IOC) won the 121st All India Beighton Cup Hockey Tournament after Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) 5-3 in the final played at SAI Complex in Kolkata on Tuesday.

India defender Gurjinder Singh opened the scoring in the 4th minute, before S.K. Uthappa doubled the lead in the 12th minute. Another goal by Gurjinder Singh in the 22nd minute helped Indian Oil take a 3-0 lead at break.

Bharat Petroleum made a comeback of sorts in the second half as Amir Khan and Varun Kumar scored in 42nd and 44th minute, respectively. However, former India forward Deepak Thakur scored a fine field goal in the 45th minutes for Indian Oil. Another field goal by Prabhjot Singh in the 48th minute virtually sealed the match in favour of Indian Oil. Though, Harmanpreet Singh converted a penalty corner for Bharat Petroleum in the 63rd minute. In the end his goal only reduced the margin, as Indian Oil managed to hold on to their two goal lead.

This was Indian Oil’s 5th All India Beighton Cup title. Indian Oil had lost to Punjab National Bank (PNB) in the finals, last year.

Final Score:

Indian Oil – 5 (Gurjinder Singh 4’ & 22’, S.K. Uthappa 12’, Deepak Thakur 45’, Prabhjot Singh 48’) beat Bharat Petroleum – 3 (Amir Khan 42’, Varun Kumar 44’, Harmanpreet Singh 63’)

Best player of the Tournament: Kothajit Singh (Indian Oil)

Fairplay Trophy: Central Secretariat

121st All Inda Beighton Cup 2016 – Fixtures & Results

The 121st edition of the Beighton Cup hockey tournament is being organised by Bengal Hockey Association from 19th to 27th December, 2016 at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) complex, Kolkata.

After the pre quarter final matches, the teams will be divided into four groups of three each. The top teams from each group will progress to the semi-finals.

Results updated till 23.12.2016

Quarter Final Teams

Group A Group B Group C Group D
Bharat Petroleum Indian Oil Punjab & Sind Bank Punjab National Bank
RCF Kapurthala Army XI ONGC Bhubaneswar Hostel
Police Athletic Club Central Secretariat ERSA CAG, Delhi

Pre Quarter-Finals

19.12.2016 – Monday
Match 1 Canara Bank – 1 Police Athletic Club – 5
Match 2 CAG, Delhi –  1 (5) Central Railways – 1 (4)
20.12.2016 – Tuesday
Match 3 Central Secretariat –  5 SAI Training Centre – 1
Match 4 ERSA – 7 Howrah Union – 0

Quarter-Finals

21.12.2016 – Wednesday
Match 5 Bhubaneswar Hostel – 3 CAG, Delhi – 1
Match 6 Bharat Petroleum – 12 Police Athletic Club – 1
Match 7 Indian Oil – 8

Central Secretariat – 1

22.12.2016 – Thursday
Match 8 Bharat Petroleum – 6 RCF Kapurthala – 3
Match 9 Punjab National Bank – 5 Bhubaneswar Hostel – 2
Match 10 ERSA – 6 Punjab & Sind Bank – 4
23.12.2016 – Friday
Match 11 Army XI – 5 Central Secretariat – 3
Match 12 RCF Kapurthala – 12 Police Athletic Club – 0
Match 13 ONGC – 5 ERSA – 2
24.12.2016 – Saturday
Match 14 Punjab National Bank  CAG, Delhi
Match 15 Punjab & Sind Bank ONGC
Match 16 Indian Oil Army XI

Semi-Finals

26.12.2016 – Monday
Match 17 Winner of Group A Winner of Group D
Match 18 Winner of Group B Winner of Group C

Finals

27.1.2016 – Tuesday
Match 19 Winner of 1st Semi Final Winner of 2nd Semi Final

 

India lift Hockey Junior World Cup 2016

Lucknow: India clinched their second Hockey Junior World Cup title after a 15-year-gap, as they beat Belgium 2-1 in the finals of 11th Hockey Junior World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here today.

For India goals came from the sticks of Gurjant Singh in the 8th minute and Simranjeet Singh in the 22nd, while Fabrice van Bockrijck scored for Belgium in the dying moments of the match.

With this win, India became only the second nation after Germany to win the Under-21 title more than once but also became the first nation to win the hockey junior World Cup at home. India had won their previous Under-21 world title in 2001 in Hobart, Australia.

Earlier in the day, six time winners and defending champions Germany hammered Australia 3-0 to secure the third spot on the podium.

Union Sports Minister Shri Vijay Goel has congratulated Indian Hockey Team for their splendid performance and announced cash prize of Rs 3,00,000/- for each player.

Final Score:

India 2 (Gurjant Singh 8′, Simranjeet Singh 22′) beat Belgium 1 (Fabrice van Bockrijck 70′)

Junior Hockey World Cup 2016 – India sink Spanish Armada to move into semis

Lucknow: Host India beat Spain 2-1 to move into the semi-finals of the 11th Junior Hockey World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here on Thursday.

India started dominating Spain right from the outset as they won couple of penalty corners within the first 10 minutes itself. However, similar to previous games India failed to convert them. Despite having most of the chances, it was Spain who took the lead in the 22nd minute, when Marc Serrahima struck from the penalty corner. The European side was leading 1-0 at half time.

After enjoying the majority of the possession, Spain maintained their solitary goal lead till the 57th minute, courtesy some brilliant saves by their goalie Albert Perez. Just when it looked that the match was slipping away from India’s grasp, Simranjeet Singh slotted in a penalty corner much to the relief of the home team and its supporters. Harmanpreet Singh put India ahead, as he converted a penalty corner in the 66th minute. The hosts maintained their lead despite Spain opting to go to with 11 outfield players in the last couple of minutes.

India will now play Australia in the second semi-finals on Friday, while defending champions Germany will play take on Belgium in the first semi-final.

Day 8 Results:

Quarter-final 1 – Belgium 1 (4) beat Argentina 1 (1)
Quarter-final 2 – Germany 4 (Jan Schiffer 22′ Lukas Windfeder 27′, Florian Scholten 52′, Timm Herzbruch 70′) beat England 2 (Ed Horler 65′, 66′)
Quarter-final 3 – Australia 2 beat Netherlands 1
Group D – India – 4 (Simranjeet Singh 57′, Harmanpreet Singh 66′) beat Spain – 1 (Marc Serrahima 22′)

Tomorrow’s Matches

15th/16th Place – Egypt vs Canada at 11:15 AM
13th/14th Place –  Japan vs South Korea at 01:30 PM
Semi-Final 1 – Belgium vs Germany at 03:45 PM
Semi-Final 2 – Australia vs India  at 06:00 PM

Junior Hockey World Cup 2016 – Day 7

Lucknow: Following matches were played on the 7th day of the ongoing 11th Junior Hockey World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here on Wednesday.

The first match of the day was played between Japan and Egypt in 13-16 classification game. After playing out a goalless first half, Koji Yamasaki’s goal in the 41st minute proved to be the difference between the two sides. Japan will now meet South Korea in the 13-14 classification game on Friday.

In the last match of the day, South Korea edged out Canada 2 – 1. Park Joohan Converted a penalty corner in the 21st minute to put South Koreans ahead. A filed goal by Oh Seyong in the 26th minute helped Asian team double the lead. Canadian captain Brandon Pereira scored of a penalty corner within couple of minutes, but in the end his goal could only reduce the margin of loss for the Canadians.

South Africa beat first timers Austria 4 – 2 in 9 – 12 classification match. Austria, who are coached by former India coach Cedric D’Souza, took the lead with a stunning solo goal courtesy of Franz Lindengrun, but strikes from Matthew de Sousa and Courtney Halle put South Africa ahead at half time. In the second half, Ryan Crowe and Nqobile Ntuli scored for the African team, while Leon Thörnblom scored for the Austrians. Today’s win ensured that South Africa will now better their best ever Junior World Cup finish of 11th, achieved at the 2001 event in Hobart, Australia, even if they lose their 9-10 classification match against New Zealand on Saturday.

In another 9-12 classification match, New Zealand beat last minute entrants Malaysia 3-1. Oliver Logan (6’), Robbie Capizzi (56′) and Sam Lane scored for the Junior Black Sticks, whereas Firdaus Omar successfully converted a penalty corner for Malaysia.

Final Scores:

Japan 1 (Koji Yamasaki 41′) beat Egypt 0

South Africa 4 (Matthew de Sousa 21′, Courtney Halle 32′, Ryan Crowe 56′, Nqobile Ntuli 68′) beat Austria 2 (Franz Lindengrun 13′, Leon Thörnblom 60′)

New Zealand 3 (Oliver Logan 6′, Robbie Capizzi 56′, Sam Lane 60′) beat Malaysia 1 (Firdaus Omar 28′)

South Korea 2 (Park Joohan 21′, Oh Seyong 26′) beat Canada 1 (Brandon Pereira 28′)

Upcoming Quarter-Final matches on Thursday, 15th December

Belgium vs Argentina at 11:15 (IST)

Germany vs England at 13:30 (IST)

Australia vs Netherlands at 15:45 (IST)

India vs Spain at 18:00 (IST)

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Junior Hockey World Cup 2016 – India reach quarter finals

Lucknow: India made three wins form as many matches to guarantee a first place finish in Pool D, as they defeated South Africa 2-1 in a Pool D match on Monday at the 11th Hockey Junior World Cup.

Harjeet Singh opened the scoring for India in the 11th minute, with a wonderfully constructed field goal. In 28th minute, South Africa won themselves a Penalty Corner and from the subsequent attempt, Kyle Lion-Cachet made no mistake, helping the African team draw themselves level. Both sides went into halftime at 1 – 1.

In the the 55th minute Mandeep Singh scored to put hosts back into the lead, which India held on for the victory.

India will face a quarter-final match on 15 December against Spain, who finished second in Pool C.

Day 5 Results:

Pool A – Australia 4 (Joshua Simmonds 4′, Lachlan Sharp 24′, Blake Govers 45′, Jack Welch 46′) beat Austria 2 (Phillip Schippan 8′, Franz Lindengrun 67′)
Pool A – Argentina 5 (Martin Ferreiro 2′, Tomas Domene 12′, Thomas Habif 14′,  Nicolas Keenan 29′, Nicolas Keenan 50′) beat South Korea 1 (Park Joohan 41′)
Pool B – Netherlands 7 (Thijs van Dam 7′, Jip Janssen 9′ & 54′, Bram van Groesen 25′, Thierry Brinkman 37′, Sebastian van der Graaf 45′, Noud Schoenaker 58′) beat Egypt 0
Pool B – Belgium 3 (Gregory Stockbroekx 10′, Quentin Van Lierde 33′, Thomas Verheijen 55′) beat Malaysia 0
Pool D – India 2 (Harjeet Singh 11′, Mandeep Singh 55′) beat South Africa 1 (Kyle Lion-Cachet 28)

Tomorrow’s Matches

Pool D – England vs Canada at 10:00 AM
Pool A – Austrlia vs South Korea at 12:00 PM

Points Table

Group A

Country PLAYED WINS DRAWS LOSSES GF GA GD POINTS
Australia 2 2 0 0 6 3 +3 6
Argentina 3 1 1 0 7 4 +3 4
Austria 3 1 1 1 8 7 +1 4
South Korea 2 0 2 1 3 10 -7 0

Group B

Country PLAYED WINS DRAWS LOSSES GF GA GD POINTS
Belgium 3 3 0 0 10 2 +8 9
Netherlands 3 2 0 1 16 5 +11 6
Malaysia 3 1 0 2 4 10 -6 3
Egypt 3 0 0 3 0 13 -13 0

Group C

Country PLAYED WINS DRAWS LOSSES GF GA GD POINTS
Germany 3 3 0 0 10 3 +7 9
New Zealand
3 1 0 0 6 2 +4 4
Spain 3 0 0 1 5 5 0 4
Japan 3 0 0 1 2 11 -9 0

Group D

Country PLAYED WINS DRAWS LOSSES GF GA GD POINTS
 India 3 3 0 0 10 3 +7 9
England 2 1 0 0 7 7 0 3
South Africa 3 1 0 1 6 7 -1 3
Canada 2 0 0 1 1 7 6 0

Junior Hockey World Cup 2016 – Spain qualify for Quarters; Belgium, Germany and Malaysia win on day 4

Day 4 #JHWC2016 Ger bt Jpn 6-1, Bel bt Neth 3-2, Malaysia bt Egypt 2-0, Esp draw NZ 3-3Click To TweetLucknow: On the fourth day of the Junior Hockey World Cup 2016, Belgium, Germany and Malaysia were winners in their respective matches, while Spain played out a draw against New Zealand at the Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium on Sunday.

In the opening match of the day, six-time winners and defending champions Germany thrashed Japan 6-1 in a Pool C encounter. With three wins from as many games, Germany topped Pool C and will take on Pool D runners up in the quarterfinals.

The second match of the day turned out to be a close contest as Belgium edged out Netherlands 3-2 in a Pool B game.With today’s win Belgium moved to the top of the pool with six points from two matches.

In another Pool B, last minute entrant Malaysia beat Egypt 2-0 to keep their hopes alive. In their opening match Malaysia were comprehensively beaten 7-2 by Netherlands.

In the last match of the day Spain played out a 3-3 draw with New Zealand. Both Spain and New Zealand finished with four points from three matches. However, the European side advanced to the quarter-finals on the basis of superior goal difference.

Brief Scores of Day 4:

Germany 6 (Anton Boeckel 25′ and 39′, Constantin Staib 3′, Ole Thies Prinz 54′, Timm Herzbruch 58′, Lukas Windfeder 63′) beat Japan 1 (Ryo Ozawa 67′).

Belgium 3 (Thomas Verheijen 48′, Quentin van Lierde 56′, Henri Raes 9′) beat Netherlands 2 (Terrance Pieters 38′, Bram van Groesen 64′)

Malaysia 2 (Zulhamizan Mohamad 13′, Khaliq Hamirin 61′) beat Egypt 0

Spain 3 (Llorenc Piera Grau 21′, Enrique Gonzalez de Castejon 62′, Jan Lara Rosell 69′) draw New Zealand 3 (Sam Hiha 44′, Jonty Keaney 59′, Dylan Thomas 66′)

Junior Hockey World Cup 2016: India beat England 5-3

@TheHockeyIndia beat @EnglandHockey 5-3 in Junior Hockey WC 2016Click To TweetLUCKNOW: Hosts India continued their fine form and routed England 5-1 in a Pool D encounter to virtually seal their place in the quarterfinal of the 11th Junior Hockey World Cup on Saturday.

England took the lead through Jack Clee’s field strike in the 10th minute before Parvinder Singh drew level for India with a field strike in the 24th minute. In the dying minutes of the first half Armaan Qureshi scored a brilliant field goal,as hosts went into the breather with a 2-1 lead.
 
India doubled the lead in the 37th minute through a penalty corner conversion by Harmanpreet Singh. The scoreline read 4-1, when Simranjeet Singh scored another goal in the 45th minute.

A penalty corner conversion by Varun Kumar in 59th minute virtually sealed the match in India’s favour.

Will Calnan and Edward Horler scored in the 63rd and 67th minute, but their goals came a little too late for England as India managed to pocket three full points.

India will next play South Africa on Monday, while England will take on Canada on Tuesday.

Day 2 Results:

Pool A Austria 1 (Oliver Binder 63′) beat South Korea 2
Pool D South Africa 3 beat Canada 1
Pool A – Australia 2 beat Argentina 1 (Tomas Domene 47′)
Pool DIndia 5 (Parvinder Singh 24′; Armaan Qureshi 35′; Harmanpreet Singh 37′; Simranjeet Singh 45′; Varun Kumar 59′) beat England 3 (Jack Clee 10′; Will Calnan 63′; Edward Horler 67′)

Tomorrow’s Matches

Pool C – Germany vs Japan at 12:00 AM
Pool B – Belgium vs Netherlands at 02:00 PM
Pool C – Malaysia vs Egypt at 04:00 PM
Pool B – Spain vs New Zealand at 06:00 PM

Points Table

Group A

Country PLAYED WINS DRAWS LOSSES GF GA GD POINTS
Austria 2 1 1 0 6 3 +3 4
Australia 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 3
Argentina 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 1
South Korea 1 0 0 1 2 5 -3 0

Group B

Country PLAYED WINS DRAWS LOSSES GF GA GD POINTS
Netherlands 1 1 0 0 7 2 +5 3
Belgium 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 3
Egypt 1 0 0 1 0 4 -4 0
 Malaysia 1 0 0 1 2 7 -5 0

Group C

Country PLAYED WINS DRAWS LOSSES GF GA GD POINTS
Germany 2 2 0 0 4 2 +2 6
New Zealand
2 1 0 1 2 2 0 3
Spain 2 1 0 1 5 3 +2 3
Japan 2 0 0 2 1 5 -4 0

Group D

Country PLAYED WINS DRAWS LOSSES GF GA GD POINTS
 India 2 2 0 0 9 3 +6 3
England 2 1 0 1 7 7 0 3
South Africa 2 1 0 1 5 5 0 3
Canada 2 0 0 2 1 7 -6 0