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MP and Shahabad Academy clash in All-India Women Hockey finals

Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy will take on Shahabad Academy in the final of All-India Women`s Hockey Tournament to be played at the Aishbagh Stadium here tonight.



Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy will take on Shahabad Academy in the final of All-India Women`s Hockey Tournament to be played at the Aishbagh Stadium here tonight.

In the second semi-final, Madhya Pradesh Hockey
Academy defeated star-studded Haryana XI by 2-1 in a thrilling
match last night to set up the final clash.

Despite several efforts to net the ball from players
of both sides, no team was able to open its account till the
breather.

In the second-half, Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy
played an attacking game and scored the first goal through
Reena Kakariya from a penalty corner in the 50th minute and
took a 1-0 lead.

Later, Lalremruati raised the lead to 2-0 with a
brilliant field goal for Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy in the
60th minute.

The only goal for Haryana XI was scored by Monika
Dahiya in the 69th minute reducing the margin 2-1.

On Wednesday, Shahbad Academy made its way to the
final of the tournament by registering a facile 4-1 victory
over Chandigarh Academy in the first semi-final.

PTI

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