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Khelo: Haryana, Punjab emerge triumphant in U-17 men's hockey

89   //    09 Jan 2019, 23:04 IST

Mumbai, Jan 9 (PTI) Haryana and Punjab registered victories in their respective second Pool B matches of the Under-17 Men's Hockey competition in the Khelo India Games 2019 here Wednesday.

Odisha and Maharashtra won their matches in the Under-21 Men's category,a media release by Hockey India said.

In the Under-17 Men's category, it was Haryana which won their second consecutive match as they defeated Jharkhand 9-1.

In the other Pool B encounter, it was Punjab which registered their first win as they beat Chandigarh 2-1.

Punjab opened the scoring in the 12th minute through Prabhsimranjeet Singh and scored their second in the 46th minute through Sarbjot Singh.

Chandigarh could only manage a consolation goal in the 57th minute which was scored by Rohit.

The Under-21 Men's category saw two Pool B matches being conducted where Odisha and Maharashtra secured victories in their matches against Haryana and Jharkhand respectively, said the release.

Odisha registered a comfortable 4-1 victory over Haryana to increase their tally to six points from two matches, while Maharashtra defeated Jharkhand 8-3