Results from Day 4 of the 9th Hockey India Senior Women National Hockey Championship 2019 (B Division)

~ UCO Bank Women’s Hockey Academy and Sports Authority of Gujarat – Hockey Academy win their Pool H matches ~

Hisar (Haryana), 04 February 2019: Action in the 9th Hockey India Senior Women National Hockey Championship 2019 (B Division) continued here at the Astroturf International Hockey Stadium on Monday into its fourth day, which saw UCO Bank Women’s Hockey Academy and Sports Authority of Gujarat – Hockey Academy register victories in their respective Pool H matches of the competition.

In the first Pool H match of the day, Sports Authority of Gujarat – Hockey Academy registered their first win of the competition as they beat Delhi Hockey by a slim margin of 2-1. It was Sports Authority of Gujarat – Hockey Academy who scored the opening goal in the match as Parmeshwari Shah scored in the 8th minute, but Delhi Hockey equalized in the 19th minute through Ashna Salmani. With both teams looking for the winner in the remainder of the match, it was Sports Authority of Gujarat – Hockey Academy who managed to break-through as they were awarded a Penalty Stroke in the 56th minute, which was comfortably converted by Maitri Ramwala to snatch all the three points for her team. The win for Sports Authority of Gujarat – Hockey Academy keeps them in the reckoning for the Quarter-Finals as they will face Tripura Hockey in their last Pool match.

The other Pool H match saw UCO Bank Women’s Hockey Academy consolidate their hold on the top spot in their Pool as they registered their second consecutive win by defeating Tripura Hockey 10-0. Goals for UCO Bank Women’s Hockey Academy were scored by Bharti (14′, 26′, 34′), Rajni (20′, 55′), Rajni Maan (24′, 45′), Manisha Dhayal (25′, 36′) and Deepti (43′). The win for UCO Bank Women’s Hockey Academy means that they have a tally of six points from two matches, but will be facing Delhi Hockey who have three points from their two matches and will also be looking for a win in order to progress to the Quarter-Finals of the competition.

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