Sub-Jr Women Hockey C'ship: Assam thrash Vidarbha 4-0 in finals

ANI | Updated: Feb 06, 2018 21:24 IST

Kaliabor (Assam) [India], Feb 6 (ANI): The final match of the 8th Hockey India Sub Junior (Women) National Championship 2018 (B Division) saw Assam beat Coorg by a commanding scoreline of 4-0 on Tuesday.

Meanhwile, Uttarakhand defeated Vidarbha Hockey Association by a margin of 6-1 in the 3rd/4th classification match.

In the Final match, Assam Hockey produced a convincing attacking display to snatch a 4-0 victory over Coorg.

The match saw Assam start the match on the front foot as they made several goal-scoring chances in the opening 20 minutes while Coorg struggled to match their opponent's pace.

Assam were rewarded for their combined team effort as they took the lead in the 20th minute, when Maxima Xalxo converted an excellent field goal.

In the 35th minute, Assam were on target again as they extended their lead to 2-0 with Munmuni Das finding the back of the net.

The second half belonged to Maxima Xalxo as she converted a penalty corner in the 41st minute and then scored a field-goal in the 59th minute to complete her hat-trick and give her team a 4-0 victory.

In the 3rd/4th classification match, it was Uttarakhand who put up an excellent team performance as they scored a 6-1 victory over Vidarbha Hockey Association.

Uttarakhand started the match well as they scored a goal in the 1st minute through Khushi Katariya and then extended the lead to 2-0 through Swati's field goal in the 10th minute.

Vidarbha failed to defend well as they conceded yet another goal before half-time when Shruti Mamgain found the back of the net in the 18th minute.

Vidarbha scored their first goal of the match in the 56th minute through Vaishnavi Gulhane.

However, Uttarakhand maintained their lead as they scored three more goals in the last seven minutes to wrap up a comfortable 6-1 win. (ANI)