Ranchi. Jharkhand has performed brilliantly in the ongoing Khelo India Youth Games Hockey in Bhubaneswar. In the Khelo India Youth Games Under-18 Hockey Competition to be held in Bhubaneswar from 20 to 30 December 2022, both the Hockey Jharkhand men’s and women’s teams have reached the semi-finals by winning their respective matches in the quarter-finals. Hockey Jharkhand defeated Hockey Uttar Pradesh 5-2 in the men’s match played on Tuesday. At the same time, the women’s team of Hockey Jharkhand defeated Hockey Mizoram by 5-1 goals.
Amardeep, Samrat Kujur, Abhishek Tigga, Joseph Topno, Sumit Barwa and Sukhnath Gudiya scored one goal each for Hockey Jharkhand in the men’s match. Whereas, in the women’s team, Pramodani Lakda scored two goals and Rajni Kerketta, Sanjana Horo and Nisha Minj scored one goal each.
Rashmi Horo, Neeru Kullu, Rajni Kerketta, Nikki Kullu, Pramodani Lakda, Binima Dhan, Balo Horo, Aidlin Bage, Rajni Kerketta, Parvati Topno, Nisha Minj, Anupriya Soren, Pinky Kumari, Reena Kullu, Ankita Dungdung, Salomi Kandulna, Sanjana Horo , Monica Nag.
Naveen Kerketta, Sukhnath Gudiya, Simone Bodra, Deepak Soreng, Abhishek Tigga, Ghuran Lohra, Duga Munda, Prem Kerketta, Debit Dhanwar, Niraj Lakra, Amrit Tirkey, Joseph Topno, Vijay Kumar Mahato, Amardeep Smart Kujur, Amit Ba, Sumit Barwa, Vishal Lakda, Abhishek Gudiya.
Sports Director Sarojini Lakra, Hockey India General Secretary cum Jharkhand President Bhola Nath Singh, General Secretary Vijay Shankar Singh, CEO Rajneesh Kumar and Vice President Manoj Konbegi have congratulated the Jharkhand team on reaching the semi-finals.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : December 27, 2022, 17:04 IST