J&K girls beat Dadra-Nagar Haveli in Hockey

JAMMU: Young female hockey players of Jammu and Kashmir, who could not get the due attention in the hands of J&K State Sports Council and remained neglected during the coaching camp, registered a solitary goal win against Dadra & Nagar Haveli in the ongoing Hockey India 7th Sub-Junior National Hockey Championship (Women) Division-B at Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu.

In a toughly fought, highly defensive encounter, Jammu and Kashmir took the lead in the eighth minute through Ishta Sharma. From there on there were few openings for either side as J&K steered to a victory, the reports reaching here said.

Now, in their next outing, J&K shall take on Hockey Coorg in their Pool-A match.

Important to mention here that Hockey J&K despite their best of efforts could not get a coach and refreshment during the coaching camp held at K K Hakhu Stadium, courtesy poor administration of State Sports Council.

Other Results: Assam Hockey beat Hockey Gujarat 12-0; Sports Authority of Gujarat Hockey Academy beat Citizen Hockey XI 15-0; Uttarakhand beat The Mumbai Hockey Association Ltd 2-1; Hockey Bhopal beat Telangana 9-2; Mumbai School Sports Association beat Hockey Rajasthan 1-0.


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