Coorg inch closer to semis

Coorg inch closer to semis

Hockey Coorg all but ensured their place in the semifinals of the 7th Hockey India Sub-junior Championships here on Friday, after defeating Hockey Himachal 4-0.

In the Pool C encounter, M K Chetan was the star of the day for Coorg, slotting in a hat-trick in the second half.

N T Tarun kick-started the proceedings for Coorg with a goal in the 17th minute. Later, it was all about Chetan as he scored in the 50th, 54th and the 65th minutes to help Coorg register a comfortable win.

Hockey Coorg lead Pool C with 12 points and require just a point from their last league encounter against Bengal Hockey Association on Sunday. Meanwhile in Pool D, Hockey Bengaluru were held to a 2-2 draw by Hockey Madhya Pradesh.

Results: Pool B: Namdhari XI: 14 (Hanspal Singh 11th, 25th, 29th, 31st, 32nd, 37th, 46th; Gurpreet Singh 6th, 19th, 39th; Hardeep Singh 4th, 52nd; Harvinder Singh 44th, Surpreet Singh 69th.) bt Hockey Madhya Bharat: 0; Mumbai Hockey Association: 5 (Aifaz Saeed 23rd, 62nd, Rajpath 3rd, Md Tauseef Qureshi 34th, Ryan Nayak 66th) bt Goans Hockey: 1 (Shahil Chari 58th); Sports Authority of Gujarat: 6 (Sunny Thubre 6th, 10th, Shyamprakash Yadav 41st, 52nd, Shivank Vilekar 28th, Harsh Bhatt 32) bt Hockey Puducherry: 0.
Pool C: Bengal Hockey Association: 15 (Thirthankar Chowdhury 17th, 58th, 65th, 69th, Rabi Shankar Yadav 11th, 21st, 55th, Kallu Ali 4th, 28th, Lorik Pal 39th, 49th, Shovon Biswas 5th, Anand Singh Yadav 32nd, Siddharth Kharwar 44th, Aniruddha Marik 51st) bt Vidharbha: 0; Hockey Coorg: 4 (Chetan MK 50th, 54th, 65th, Tarun NT 17th) bt Hockey Himachal: 0; Citizen Hockey: 3 (Zainul Samar 19th, Jaswanth Singh Matharu 57th, Pawan 63rd) bt Telengana Hockey: 1 (Ravi Teja Cheekati 28th).

Pool D: Hockey Madhya Pradesh: 2 (Swethank James 32nd, 50th) drew with Hockey Bengaluru: 2 (Umashanker 33rd, Prashanth Kumar Ramaji 66th).

Narendra Modi or Rahul Gandhi? Who will win the battle royale of the Lok Sabha Elections 2019


Get real-time news updates, views and analysis on Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on Deccanherald.com/news/lok-sabha-elections-2019 


Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram with #DHPoliticalTheatre for live updates on the Indian general elections 2019.

Liked the story?

  • 0

    Happy
  • 0

    Amused
  • 0

    Sad
  • 0

    Frustrated
  • 0

    Angry