Hockey Bihar lead Pool D with two wins while Hockey Madhya Pradesh are second in Pool F.
Hockey Bihar and Hockey Madhya Pradesh registered wins on the fifth day of the 11th Hockey India Sub Junior Women Nationals Championship 2021 here in Simdega today.
In the first match of the day, Hockey Bihar edged out Kerala Hockey by a narrow 2-1 margin in Pool D. Shanti Kumari (23’) and Rajina Marandi (52’) scored to give Hockey Bihar a 2-0 lead. S Krishnendu (46’) pulled one goal back for Kerala Hockey in the final quarter.
In Pool F, Hockey Madhya Pradesh beat Le Puducherry Hockey by a comprehensive 8-0 margin. Shweta (33’,40’,46’,60’) starred with four goals for Hockey Madhya Pradesh. Mamta Banjara (20’, 28’) scored two goals while Kritka Singh (45’) and Tanu Bisen (48’) scored a goal goal each.
The Pool E match between Assam Hockey and Manipur Hockey was forfeited.
The quarterfinals will start on Monday. Hockey Haryana will face Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu. Hosts Hockey Jharkhand will battle it out against Delhi Hockey. Hockey Odisha will face Hockey Punjab while Hockey Bihar will clash with Uttar Pradesh Hockey.
Please find attached match photos, pool standings and updated schedule of the tournament.
All matches of 11th Hockey India Sub Junior Women Nationals Championship 2021 will be Live streamed on jhargov.tv