Defending Champions Hockey Haryana scored a comfortable 6-1 win over Hockey Punjab in the Semi Final of the 3rd Hockey India 5-a-side Senior National Championship 2018 (Women) on Sunday. They will play the Final in evening against Hockey Jharkhand. Amandeep Kaur (5′, 13′) scored twice in Hockey Haryana’s win while Poonam Rani (7′), Manpreet Kaur (9′), Gagandeep Kaur (10′) and Sonika (12′) scored a goal each while Reena Rani (19′) scored the lone goal for Hockey Punjab. In the second Semi Final in the morning session, Hockey Maharashtra, who won the Combined format yesterday, lost a closely fought match against Hockey Jharkhand 3-2. Preeti Dubey (7′), and Sanggai Ibemhal (13′) scored for Hockey Maharashtra while for the winning team, Pramila Soreng (10′), Pinki Ekka (15′) and Birajini Ekka (18′) scored a goal each. Please find attached schedule and photos of the 3rd Hockey India 5-a-side Senior National
Championship 2018 (Women). About HOCKEY INDIA HOCKEY INDIA (HI) is the governing body having an exclusive mandate to direct and conduct all activities for both men and women hockey in India. It is recognized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of India as the sole body responsible towards promoting Hockey in India. Headquartered in New Delhi, Hockey India was established on 20th May, 2009 and is affiliated to the International Hockey Federation (FIH), the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and Asian Hockey Federation (AHF). Committed to the development of Hockey in the country, Hockey India with the assistance of Sports Authority of India and Department of Sports, Government of India, has drawn out a Long-Term Development Programme (LTDP) to train players, provide world-class infrastructure and International exposure besides regular international competition. With its vision to popularize the game and constantly promote it,
Hockey India is dedicated to getting our team into the top three in the world. Follow us on: www.hockeyindia.org | Twitter: @TheHockeyIndia | Facebook: Hockey India About ODISHA Odisha – the Eastern State of India – is known for its love for Hockey. The State is the proud host of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018. The State has successfully hosted the Champions Trophy 2014 and the Odisha Men’s Hockey World League Final Bhubaneswar 2017. Kalinga Lancers, the team owned by the State, is the winners in the Hockey India League 2017. Taking a step further towards realising the dream of restoring the glory of Indian Hockey at the global level, the State is sponsoring the Indian Hockey Teams till 2023.