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Punjab beat Churchill Brothers in high scoring encounter

Goa, Jan 19: Visitors Minerva Punjab scored a 5-4 victory over Churchill Brothers in a high scoring tenth round Hero I – League encounter at the Tilak Maidan here on Sunday.

After today’s match, first timers Minerva Punjab FC has 10 points from 10 games, while Churchill Brothers has six points from equal number of matches.

Final Score: Minerva Punjab FC – 5 (David Ngaite 4′, Simranjeet Singh 22′, Souvik Das 31′, Loveday Enyinnaya 69′, Kareem Omolaja Nurain P’ 87′) beat Churchill Brothers SC – 4 (Chesterpoul Lyngdoh 7′, Adil Khan 18′, Ansumana Kromah 41′, P’ 76′)

HIL 2017 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 “HIL 2017 Match 1: Dabang Mumbai and Ranchi Rays share spoils”

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 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