Jharkhand, SAI, Haryana, Orissa, UP win in A- Division girls’ category


8th Junior National Hockey Championship, 2018

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Hockey Maharashtra, Steel Plant Sports Board, Gangpur Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, SAI and Haryana won in A- Division boys’ category The results of the A- Division girls’ category matches, played today under the 8th Junior National Hockey Championship being held in Bhopal, were as follows: Hockey Jharkhand beat Hockey Himachal; SAI beat Hockey Uttarakhand 13-2; Hockey Haryana beat Chhattisgarh Hockey 11-2; Hockey Orissa beat Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu 10-1; Uttar Pradesh Hockey beat Hockey Coorg 8-1; Mumbai Hockey Association Limited beat Hockey Gangpur Orissa 4-1; Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy tied with Delhi Hockey 0-0; Hockey Punjab tied with Hockey Mizoram 2-2.

Likewise, the results of the A-Division boys’ category matches are as follows:

Hockey Maharashtra beat Hockey Bhopal 5-2; Steel Plant Sports Board beat Chhattisgarh Hockey 8-3; Gangpur Orissa beat Hockey Himachal 5-0; Uttar Pradesh Hockey beat Manipur Hockey 9-1; Sports Authority of India beat Punjab & Sind Bank 9-2; Haryana beat Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy 3-2; Hockey Orissa beat Delhi Hockey 4-0; Hockey Punjab tied with Service Sports Control Board 3-3.

Quarterfinals today

As per the schedule, Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 of the championship will be a rest day. So, the quarterfinals will be played on Thursday, 3rd May 2018. Under the girls’ category of the championship, the following matches will be played on Thursday from 6:30 am onwards- Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy vs Hockey Haryana, Hockey Mizoram vs Uttar Pradesh Hockey, Hockey Orissa vs Hockey Gangpur Orissa and Hockey Jharkhand vs Sports Authority of India (SAI), Likewise, under the boys’ category, Hockey Orissa will play against Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy at Aishbagh Stadium from 3 pm. The other matches that will be played at Major Dhyanchand Stadium are as follows- Haryana vs Chandigarh from 10:30 am and SAI vs Punjab from 3:30 pm. The last match in the boys’ category will be Uttar Pradesh Hockey vs Hockey Gangpur Orissa that will be played from 4 pm onwards.