Sub-junior National Hockey C’ship: Mumbai thrash Goa 7-0
Hojai (Assam) [India], Jan 7 : Mumbai enjoyed a 7-0 comprehensive victory over Goa on the third day of the 8th Hockey India Sub Junior (men) National Championship(B Division), here at the Hojai Hockey Stadium on Sunday. Faraz Tadvi was impeccable in the match with five goals, while Akkit Goud and Dilip Vishwanarayan scored a goal each in their impressive win in the Pool A match. In the second match of the day, Hockey Him scored a massive 10-0 win against Puducherry. Shivay Vaid starred in the match with three goals while Neeraj Kumar Yadav scored twice and Simranjeet Singh, Vipul Saini, Dhananjay Prajapati, Mohd Idris, Vishal Kumar, scored a goal each to ensure the team notched up winning points in the Pool B match. Citizen Hockey XI continued their winning form as they beat Vidarbha Hockey Association 8-0. It was skipper Sanjay Kumar Soni who pumped two back-to-back goals in the 14th and 20th minutes to give them a 2-0 lead. He later scored two more goals in the 44th and 45th minute while Pawan scored thrice and Gayan Singh scored a goal in 55th minute to help their team register the winning points in the Pool C and stay in contention for a semifinal berth.
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