Breaking News: Hockey: India starts with a bang defeats Japan 6-0

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Hockey India starts with a bang defeats Japan 6-0

Hockey: India starts with a bang defeats Japan 6-0: India made a dream start in the four-nation Invitation Hockey Tournament at Mount Maunganui in New Zealand with a fluent 6-0 win over Japan on Thursday. India led 3-0 at the half time. The hosts New Zealand and Belgium are other teams in the competition.

India started well by taking 2-0 lead in the first quarter with a penalty stroke conversion by Rupinderpal Singh. Vivek Prasad followed it up with a brilliant field goal.
Hockey India starts with a bang defeats Japan 6-0


In the second half, India continued its dominance and scored three more, including a penalty coner conversion by Harmanpreet Singh in the 42nd minute.With this win India has taken maximum three points from the game.

Since skipper Manpreet Singh could not play the opening game, the team was led by Chingelsana. Goalkeeper Sreejesh also made his return to the team after a long absence due to injury. He, however, was replaced in the second half.
Hockey India starts with a bang defeats Japan 6-0
The game was watched by members of the Indian Under-19 cricket team that is down under to play in the Under-19 Word Cup.

-PTC News