Day Three Results: Qualification – Khelo India Youth Games 2022 (Women Under 18) Bhubaneswar, Odisha | Popgen Tech
~ Hockey Haryana beat Hockey Karnataka 9-0 ~
~ Hockey Association of Odisha defeated Hockey Maharashtra 5-0 ~
~ Hockey Madhya Pradesh and Hockey Mizoram draw 3-3 ~
~ Hockey Jharkhand beat Hockey Bihar 8-1 ~
~ Uttar Pradesh Hockey beat Punjab Hockey 2-0 ~
Bhubaneswar, 23rd December 2022: Day 3 of Qualification – Khelo India Youth Games 2022 (Women Under 18) Bhubaneswar, Odisha saw thrilling hockey action as Hockey Haryana, Hockey Association of Odisha, Hockey Jharkhand, and Uttar Pradesh Hockey recorded impressive victories on Friday.
The first match in Pool A saw Hockey Haryana defeat Hockey Karnataka 9-0. Gurmail Kaur (6′, 55′), Shashi Khasa (14′, 54′), and Pinki (32′, 34′) played for Hockey Haryana, and all three scored a brace in the match. Bhateri (11′), Saavi (27′), and Ishika (50′) also scored a goal each to contribute to Haryana’s hockey victory.
The second match in Pool A saw the Hockey Association of Odisha beat Hockey Maharashtra to get their first win of the tournament. Sunelita Toppo (12′), Sumi Mundari (27′), Rambha Kujur (30′), Supriya Kujur (34′), and Premsila Bage (51′) scored a goal each in the match as the Hockey Association of Odisha collected a 5-0 win.
The final Pool A match of the day between Hockey Madhya Pradesh and Hockey Mizoram ended in a 3-3 draw. Lal Tlanchhungi (24′, 51′) scored a brace in the Mizoram Hockey match while Captain F. Lalbiaksiami (58′) scored the last goal for his team to draw the match. For Hockey Madhya Pradesh, Bhumiksha Sahu (35′, 42′) scored a brace while Jyoti Singh (41′) also scored a goal. With a 3-3 draw, both teams earned one point each.
The first Pool B match of the day saw Hockey Jharkhand take on Hockey Bihar. Nisha Minj (28′, 41′) and Ankita Dungdung (45′, 46′) played for Hockey Jharkhand, scoring two goals each. Binima Dhan (17′), Balo Horo (26′), Pramodni Lakra (42′), and Niru Kullu (47′) also scored a goal each to help Hockey Jharkhand to an 8-1 win. Rishu Kumari (49′) scored the only goal for Hockey Bihar.
The final match of the day is the Pool B contest between Uttar Pradesh Hockey and Punjab Hockey. Vandana Patel (2′) slotted in a Penalty Corner to open the account for Uttar Pradesh Hockey, followed by a field goal by Ruchika Upadhyay (12′) to double the lead. With two early goals, the duo helped Uttar Pradesh Hockey pick up a 2-0 win against Hockey Punjab.
The Pool B clash between Hockey Chandigarh and Manipur Hockey was lost in favor of Manipur Hockey.