9th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2019 (A Division) Results on Day 1
~ Railway Sports Promotion Board, Hockey Karnataka, Hockey Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy, Hockey Haryana, Hockey Maharashtra registered victories in their respective Pool matches ~
Hisar (Haryana), 08 February 2019: The inaugural day of the 9th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2019 (A Division) ended up with some exciting results as Railway Sports Promotion Board, Hockey Karnataka, Hockey Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy, Hockey Haryana, Hockey Maharashtra registered victories in their respective Round Robin matches here on Friday.
Defending Champions Railway Sports Promotion Board beat Hockey Rajasthan 12-0 in their first Pool A match. Young striker Preeti Dubey (12′, 30′, 38′, 51) starred for her team for four goals, while Priyanka Wankhede (2′, 37′, 52′) and Navjot Kaur (47′, 48′, 59′) scored thrice and Sushila Chanu (4′), Nikki Pradhan (53′) scored a goal each to win.
In another Pool A match, Hockey Karnataka beat Hockey Odisha 3-0. PA Pavithra (28′), Nisha PC (34′) and Leelavathy Mallamada MJ (53) scored goals in the team’s fine victory.
In a Pool B match, Hockey Madhya Pradesh beat Chhattisgarh Hockey 10-1. Karishma Singh (3′, 17′, 47′), Upasana Singh (6′), Narender Kaur (12′, 59′), Neelu Dadiya (22′), Anjali Gautam (25′, 26′), Pooja Rani (32′) scored goals in their team’s win while , Balvinderkaur Mehra (53′) was the lone goal scorer for Chhattisgarh Hockey.
In Pool C, Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy beat Hockey Gangpur-Odisha 2-0. Rakhi Prajapathi scored both the goals for the winning team in the 12th and 42nd minute.
Meanwhile, Devika Sen (29′, 54′) scored twice in Hockey Haryana’s 5-1 win against Hockey HIM. Amrinder Kaur (4′), Manisha (40′), Ritu (48′) scored other goals for the winners while Ranjita Minz (60′) scored for Hockey HIM.