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Junior Hockey World Cup: India Defeat Poland 8-2 To Seal Quarter-Final Spot

India defeated Poland to attain the quarters.© Twitter

India confused Poland by a margin of eight-2 to qualify for the quarter-finals in the ongoing men’s Junior Hockey Planet Cup getting staged in Bhubaneswar. Sanjay Kumar, Araijeet Singh Hundal and Sudeep Chirmako scored a brace each and every to guide the house crew to a resounding earn and established up an remarkable clash in opposition to Belgium on December 1. Vice-captain Sanjay scored two times even though Hundal also performed brilliantly to sign-up two aims. For Poland, Wojciech Rutkowski and Robert Pawlak obtained into the scoresheet on an common working day for the Polish hockey crew.

Belgium ended at the major of Pool A. They pipped Malaysia for the major location on the basis of intention variation.

India bounced again strongly with a thirteen-1 earn in opposition to Canada in their second pool activity. This significantly-desired earn came just after a shocking four-5 defeat vs France.

Dragflicker Sanjay scored in the fourth minute of the match which also transpired to be his seventh intention of the ongoing competition.

Hundal doubled India’s lead 4 minutes later on by a penalty corner. Suddep’s intention in the 24th minute helped India take a 3- lead at 50 %-time.


Uttam and Tiwari scored a intention each and every to make it 5- for India by the thirty eighth minute. Sudeep roared again to discover the net once all over again in the fortieth minute to make it six-.

Poland scored two aims but India ended on a higher with aims from Sanjay and Hundal.

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