Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu Hockey and Hockey Himachal registered victories in their respective Pool D matches on the eighth day of the 12th Hockey India Sub Junior Men National Championship here on Wednesday.
In the opening match of the day, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu Hockey beat Manipur Hockey 9-0. Srijan Yadav (39′, 45′) struck a brace, while Pramod Pal (9′), Shubham Rajbhar (12′), Piyush Singh (47′), Captain Manjit Rajbhar (48′), Ravindra Pratap Yadav (50′), Ritesh Pandey (52′) and Vijay Rai (59′) scored a goal each as Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu Hockey picked up a convincing win. While Manipur Hockey was unable to break the egg as they remained goal-less
In the last pool match of the tournament, Hockey Himachal defeated Hockey Rajasthan 5-1 in Pool D. Hockey Rajasthan took the lead in the 21st minute through Naman Patel’s field goal. After which Satwinder Singh (37′, 40′) and Captain Harsh (51′, 58′) scored two goals each, while Tanish Kumar (38′) also scored a goal for Hockey Himachal hence bossing and winning the match for Hockey Himachal.
Earlier in the last match on Tuesday, Delhi Hockey outplayed Le Puducherry Hockey 13-0 in Pool F. Rahul (3′, 35′, 54′, 55′) slammed four goals, Afridi (17′, 33′, 51′) registered a hat-trick, while Lakshay Kumar (10′, 12′), and Vikas (48′, 52′) scored a brace each. Eklavya (5′) and Captain Manmohan Kumar Singh (21′) were the other goal-getters for Delhi Hockey.
As the Pool matches have come to an end, we have found our Quarter finalist’s.
1. Hockey Jharkhand
2. Hockey Haryana
3. Uttar Pradesh Hockey
4. Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu Hockey
5. Hockey Association of Odisha
6. Hockey Punjab
7. Hockey Bihar
8. Hockey Chandigarh
The Quarter-Finals of the 12th Hockey India Sub Junior Men National Championship 2022, Goa will be played on Thursday, 12 May 2022.
Lets see the full list of Quarter Finals to be played on along with the match time:
QF 1 – Hockey Jharkhand vs Hockey Chandigarh at 0630 hrs IST
QF 2 – Hockey Haryana vs Hockey Bihar at 0830 hrs IST
QF 3 – Uttar Pradesh Hockey vs Hockey Punjab at 1030 hrs IST
QF 4 – Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu Hockey vs Hockey Association of Odisha at 1600 hrs IST
We wish them best of luck. May the best teams get to the semi finals.