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Hockey Gangpur enter National Jr Women Hockey semis
Sportslogon Team May 3rd 2018

Bhubaneswar : Conceding one goal down Hockey Gangpur-Odisha barged into the semifinal of the 8th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship 2018 (A Division), defeating Hockey Odisha 3-1 vie through penalty shoot put at Bhopal on Thursday.

Hockey Odisha took the lead in the 6th minute through a goal by Elima Minz but Hockey Gangpur-Odisha struck back with a goal by Namrata Jasmin Barla in the 11th minute to level the scores.

Once again, Asmita Barla helped Hockey Odisha to get back the lead in the 20th minute but Janhabi Pradhan of the Gangpur team level the scores 2-2 in the 38th minute.

In the penalty shootout, Rojita Kujur, Janhabi Pradhan and skipper Jiwan Kishori Toppo were on target for Hockey Gangpur-Odisha while Hockey Odisha's captain Ajmina Kujur was the only one on target for her team as their opponents won 3-1.

Hockey Haryana, Uttar Pradesh Hockey and Hockey Jharkhand were other teams who progressed to the semifinals after registering victories in their respective matches.

In the semifinals on Friday, Hockey Gangpur Odisha and Hockey Haryana will face Hockey Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh Hockey respectively. .
This news was added and updated on : May 3rd 2018
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