Indian women’s hockey team registered a banging victory, defeated America in this way. Indian junior women hockey team routs USA in U-23 5 nation tournament


Indian junior women’s hockey: The Indian women’s hockey team registered a comfortable 4-1 win against the US in the five-nation Under-23 tournament here on Thursday. For India, Anu (49th and 52nd) scored two goals while Nikita Toppo (48th) and Vaishnavi Phalke (58th) scored one goal each.

India won

The only goal for America was scored by Hannah Miller in the 46th minute. The Indian team made a quick start and got the first penalty corner in the first 10 minutes itself but could not convert it into a goal. Despite making several moves, both the teams could not score any goal in the first quarter. India dominated in the second quarter as well and got an early second penalty corner but the Indian team once again failed to penetrate America’s defence.

America retaliated

America retaliated and got their first penalty corner, but the team could not convert it into a goal. Both the teams were tied goalless till half time. Like the first and second quarters, India and America could not score any goal in the third quarter also. The last quarter was the most exciting in which America opened the account with a goal from Hana.

India took the lead

India scored three goals in five minutes to take a 3-1 lead. Vaishnavi scored another goal in the final moments to ensure India’s 4-1 victory.



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