Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Junior Men’s Nationals: Services chalk up 3rd straight win, smash Goa 10-0

Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) chalked up their third straight win, clobbering Goa 10-0 in a Pool C match the 4th Hockey India-organised national junior men’s hockey ‘B’ division championship being played in Chennai.

Jitender gave Services an early lead before Navpreet Singh struck twice in a space of ten minutes to push Goa on the backfoot. Ramandeep scored the fourth goal as they went into half-time with a four-goal cushion.

Ramandeep again got into the goal-scoring act early in the second stanza to press home the advantage before Jitender added his second goal of the day as Services towered over their opponents with a 6-0 scoreline.

Ramandeep soon completed his hat-trick before Services slammed three goals in the final ten minutes of play through Mangra Bhengra, Anup Minj and Navpreet Singh. In another Pool C game, Assam whipped Kerala 6-3.

In Pool A matches Steel Plant Sports Board swamped Hockey Gangpur-Odisha 5-2, while Puducherry crushed Uttarakhand 10-1. Andhra Pradesh drubbed Gujarat 6-0 in a Pool B tie.

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