Press Esc to close
Sunday 26 October 2014
News updated at 2:29 AM IST
Weather
Max: 27°C
Min : 19.2°C
In Bangalore
Generally cloudy

ABHA start campaign with win

Bangalore, dhns: March 13, 2013

Goals from Balram Kumar and Sarabjit Singh helped Ashish Ballal Hockey Academy (ABHA) open their campaign with a 2-0 win over Central Excise in a Pool ‘B’ match of the KSHA Ozonegroup Super Division league (first phase) here on Wednesday.

Both the goals came in the second half with Kumar sounding the board in the 42nd minute while Sarabjit striking in the 47th minute.

Looking the better side from the start of the proceedings, ABHA played a fast-paced game with Md Nizamuddin and Raju Pal tormenting the Central Excise defence. The duo, along with Lawrence, was threatening to strike with a set piece in the 28th minute but Central Excise custodian Aravind Jerome thwarted their attempt.


In the 32nd minute, Central Excise came close to scoring with Aiyappa and Nilesh’s one-two inside the D but the latter failed to provide the finishing touch. The teams took the break with no goals for either side.

Seven minutes after resumption, ABHA got the scoreboard rearranged as Kumar latched onto a Pal’s pass to launch a powerful hit. With the momentum in their favour, the Ramesh Parameshwaran-coached side went on the offensive.

The score became 2-0 in the 47th minute as Sarabjit drag-flicked off a penalty corner past Central Excise custodian Jerome.

The Excise men had an opportunity to pull one back in the 51st minute but Nilesh failed to push in a cross from Sathya. Central Excise also let two penalty corners go abegging in the last 15 minutes.
Results: DYSS ‘A’: 4 (Changappa 3rd, Sheshe Gowd 9th, Kusha JP 32nd, 47th) bt KSP: 2 (Asbir CM 34th, Suraj RB 56th); MEG ‘A’: 5 (Robin HM 2nd, Sajil TA 25th, 57th, Monnappa 45th, Bopanna CU 54th) bt HAL: 1 (Md Naeemuddin 28th); ABHA: 2 (Balram Kumar 42nd, Sarabjit Singh 47th) bt Central Excise: 0.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Mrs. Komal Kalra Pagarani who is all set to represent India...

Mrs. Komal Kalra Pagarani who is all set to represent India...

Fire at Balaji Studio Killick Nixon Studios in Mumbai...

Fire at Balaji Studio Killick Nixon Studios in Mumbai...

Sikh religious warriors, display their horse-riding skills at an event organized to celebrate...

Sikh religious warriors, display their horse-riding skills at an event organized to celebrate...

Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha with his family during Amitabh Bachchan's Diwali party in Mumbai..

Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha with his family during Amitabh Bachchan's Diwali party in Mumbai..

Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali with Abhishek Bachchan during Bachchans' Diwali party...

Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali with Abhishek Bachchan during Bachchans' Diwali party...

Narendra Modi clicks photographs during the Diwali Mangal Milan programme at BJP headquarters...

Narendra Modi clicks photographs during the Diwali Mangal Milan programme at BJP headquarters...

Nitin Gadkari leaves after meeting RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat at RSS headquarters in Nagpur...

Nitin Gadkari leaves after meeting RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat at RSS headquarters in Nagpur...

Brother & Sister take holy dip in river Yamuna on the occasion of Bhai Dooj...

Brother & Sister take holy dip in river Yamuna on the occasion of Bhai Dooj...

Dhoni talks to Hockey India player Ashunta Lakra during launch of hockey team in Ranchi...

Dhoni talks to Hockey India player Ashunta Lakra during launch of hockey team in Ranchi...

Brother of Thailand's Prime Minister Payap Shinawatra takes part in Robe...

Brother of Thailand's Prime Minister Payap Shinawatra takes part in Robe...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523