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NC Railway win Women Hockey tourney
Sportslogon Team January 7th 2018

Bhubaneswar : A double goal haul by Pinki guided North Central Railway of Allahabad to become champion of the 3rd Major Dhyanchand Memorial All India Invitation Women Hockey Championship at Biju Pattanik Hockey Stadium in Rourkela on Sunday.

Pinki draw the first blood in the seventh minute and Railway team maintained the 1-0 lead in the first half. After the change sides, once again Pinki netted another goal in the 44th minutes. Bhubaneswar Sports hostel captain Mariana Kujur scored a goal in the 50th minute and the score board read as 2-1 in favour of the Railways team.

The champion team received a cash award of Rs 30,000 along with trophy, while the runner up team richer by Rs 20,000.

Pinki of the champion team bagged women of the final and best forward awards, while her team-mate Swati Biswakarma received best defender award and Nimabati Singh of the Panposh Sports Hostel received the women of the series award. .
This news was added and updated on : January 7th 2018
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