Jharkhand emerge champions in Sub-Junior Men National Hockey



Jharkhand emerge champions in Sub-Junior Men National HockeyNew Delhi: Jharkhand got the better of Odisha 3-1 to clinch the 3rd Hockey India Sub-Junior Men National Championship (East Zone) title at Nagaon, Assam on Monday.

Sudhir Munda gave Jharkhand the lead in the 15th minute but, Odisha scored the equaliser in the very next minute with the field goal by Amit Chirmako.

But in the second half, Munda scored two more goals in the 51st and 62nd minute to help Jharkhand run away with the match.

Jharkhand also won the women`s crown after thrashing Odisha 4-0 in the final.

Jharkhand, who led 3-0 at the half time scored through Divya Dung Dung (14th, 16th), Betan Dung Dung (28th, 66th).
PTI