Jharkhand to play opening hockey matches of National Games

Last Updated: Feb 09, 2011, 18:50 PM IST

Ranchi: Hosts Jharkhand will feature in the
opening matches of men`s and women`s hockey events of the
National Games at the Astroturf Stadium here on February 13.

The women team will take on Assam while the men`s team
will compete against Tamil Nadu.

The eight teams in both the competitions have been
divided into two groups.

Both the finals are scheduled to be held on February 25.

The tournament is significant in the sense that the
selectors will pick the national probables for the men and
women coaching camps, which will be oraganised in March.