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Hockey Odisha men win National Sr Hockey inaugural
Sportslogon Team January 31st 2019


Bhubaneswar : Hockey Odisha started their campaign with a winning note by defeating Namdhari XI by 3-2 in the Pool-D inaugural match of the 9th Hockey India Senior National Hockey Championship 2019 (Men) A Division at Madhya Pradesh on Thursday. While, Hockey Gangpur Odisha suffered defeat from Railway Sports Promotion Board by 3-5 goals.

In the Pool D match, it was Hockey Odisha who defeated Namdhari XI 3-2. Goals for Hockey Odisha were scored by Krishna Tirkey (5'), Suraj Minz (19') and Shilanand Lakra (35'), while Malak Singh (30') and Lovepreet Singh (36') scored the two goals for Namdhari XI.

While in the first Pool C match, Railway Sports Promotion Board who beat Hockey Gangpur-Odisha 5-3 in an entertaining encounter. Goals for Railway Sports Promotion Board were scored by Dilpreet Singh (13'), Yuvraj Walmiki (19'), Sayyad Niyaz Rahim (39'), Nilakanta Sharma (51') and Sheshe Gowda (60'), while Suman Kujur (31'), Stanly Minz (35') and Rajen Kandulna (38') scored for Hockey Gangpur-Odisha.

The Hockey Gangpur Odisha junior women team lost to Hockey Maharashtra by 1-3 in the Pool-C opening match of the 9th Hockey India Junior National Hockey Championship 2019 (Women) A Division at the Hockey Stadium in Kollam,today.

Hockey Maharashtra Captain Akshata Dhekale (14'), Gauri Shinde (35') and Vaishnavi Phalke (55') scored a goal each, while it was Janhabi Pradhan (55') who scored Hockey Gangpur-Odisha's solitary goal. .
This news was added and updated on : January 31st 2019
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