Breaking News: Youth Olympic Games 2018: Indian men record yet another big win in Hockey 5s
Continuing its scoring spree, Indian men raced to yet another flattering win in the Hockey 5s competition of the 3rd Youth Olympic games in Buenos Aires on Tuesday. In its third game, India beat Kenya 7-1 to maintain its top position in the pool. India started with 10-0 win over Bangladesh and followed it with an emphatic 9-1 win over Austria yesterday.
Today, taking on African challengers, India started well by scoring twice in the fifth minute through yesterday’s hero Sudeep Chirmako.
While Kenya tried to put some control on Indians by retaliating with a brilliant field goal in the seventh minute through Ivan Ludali, but the Asians were too crafty for their opponents. Brace of goals each by Rahul Kumar Rajbahar and Moirangthem Rabichandra and goals by Vivek Sagar Prasad, and Sanjay helped India to finish with yet another flattering win, this time 7-1.
All the goals were field goals.
Indian teams, both men and women, have til now kept their slates clean by winning all their games in the competition so far. It is for the first time that India is competing in an event of the level of Youth Olympic Games in Hockey 5s.