Sambalpur University win Inter-zonal hockey tourney

December 25, 2009 at 7:05 am Leave a comment

Following is a report by PTI: Rourkela, Dec 23 (PTI)

 Sambalpur University defeated Guru Nanak Dev University of Amritsar 1-0 to clinch the All India Inter-zonal Hockey (Men) Championships here today.

Amulya Minz scored the all-important goal for the hosts in the 39th minute of the match played at the Biju Patnaik Stadium.

Second half of the match saw keen contest but both the teams failed to convert a number of easy opportunities. Vice-Chancellor of Sambalpur University Arun Kumar Pujari handed over the prizes.

Following is a report about Inter-varsity hockey meet taken from http://www.timeschennai.com:

 12.22.2009 (GMT+5.5) Rourkela: Sambalpur University of Orissa will clash against Guru Nanak Dev University of Amritsar in the final of All India Inter-Zonal Inter-University hockey (Mens) tournament being played here at Biju Patnaik Hockey Stadium tomorrow.

In two semi-final matches played today, Sambalpur University defeated Kashi Vidyapitha 3-1 while Gurunanak Dev University beat Kurukshetra University 2-0.

For Sambalpur University Amulya Minz netted the first goal in very 1st minute of the game. Imran Khan and Azam Beg added 2 more goals in 13th and 20th minutes respectively for their side. Kashi Vidyapith scored the lone goal by Udaya Pratap Singh at 34th minute leaving 3-1 at half time.

However, both teams failed to score any goal in 2nd half of the match despite good chances.

In the second semi-final match, Guru Nanak Dev University’s Gagan Deep Singh scored 1st goal at 43rd minute and Ranjosh Singh scored the 2nd goal at 58th minutes.

Kurukshetra failed to score any goal in the match despite their technical skill.

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Entry filed under: Hockey, Sambalpur University, Sports, Universities.

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