Tuesday, December 7, 2021

India beat Canada 13-1 in FIH Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar

India has got its first win in the FIH Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup 2021 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar yesterday evening.

The Indian junior team registered a tremendous victory in their second Pool-B match of the World Cup by defeating Canada 13-1 in a one-sided fashion. India had to face 4-5 defeat against France in their first match. Drag-flicker Sanjay scored a hat-trick for India in the second consecutive match. Apart from him, Arijit Hundal also scored a hat-trick. The Indian team had scored only 4 goals in the first half, while in the second half they scored 9 goals. Uttam Singh and Sharda Nand Tiwary scored 2-2 for India, while captain Vivek Sagar Prasad, Maninder Singh, and Abhishek Lakra scored a goal each. Christopher Tardiff scored the only goal for Canada. With that treble, hosts rounded up a memorable night in Odisha.

France is leading Pool B with two wins from as many games, after beating Poland 7-1 yesterday, while India is placed second. India will meet Poland in their last pool fixture tomorrow. Earlier, in the day, Argentina beat Egypt 15-0, Netherlands beat Korea 12-5 and Spain thrashed USA 17-0.

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