J&K women lose to Gujarat

JAMMU: Though they made it a 2-1 win, but it was not an easy outing for the Gujarat against Jammu and Kashmir in a group-A league tie in the ongoing 7th Sub Junior National Hockey Championship 2017 (Women) 'B' Division at Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu.

As per the reports reaching here, J&K lost 1-2 to Gujarat in their third outing of the four-game league round. Hetaxi Patel scored the opener for Gujarat in the sixth minute. Ishta Sharma brought in the equaliser via a penalty corner conversion in the 48th minute. In the 53rd minute Hockey Gujarat found a winner via Prachi Nikam to earn three points.

With today's third loss in the league round, J&K women could not make it to the knock-out stages of the competition. Earlier, in their opening tie, J&K lost to Assam 0-6.


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