Uttar Pradesh, Chandigarh enter sub-junior women’s hockey semis

Sonepat, April 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh and Chandigarh entered the semifinals from Pool B of the Hockey India Sub-Junior Women’s National Championship (North Zone) played here Saturday.

Uttar Pradesh defeated Himachal Pradesh 6-0. Uttar Pradesh, who led 4-0 at half time, scored through Mohini Nishad (2nd, 22nd minutes), Sonal Tiwari (7th) and Nilamjati (12th). In the second half, Uttar Pradesh scored another two goals through Ananaya Verma (46th) and Khushboo Kumari (59th).

In another game, Punjab beat Chandigarh 5-1.

Haryana will now face Uttar Pradesh in the first semifinal while Chandigarh will take on Delhi in the second semifinal to be played Sunday.


Pool B: Uttar Pradesh 6 (Mohini Nishad (2, 22), Sonal Tiwari (7), Nilamjati Ram (12), Ananaya Verma (46) and Khushboo Kumari (59) beat Himachal Pradesh 0.

Punjab 5 (Saroj (4, 59), Shilpi Dabas (53, 67) and Sarabdeep Kaur (56) beat Chandigarh 1 (Navneet Kaur 23).

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