~ Hockey Madhya Pradesh defeated Hockey Jharkhand 1-0 to win the Gold Medal ~
~ Hockey Haryana defeated Chhattisgarh Hockey 12-2 to win the Bronze Medal ~
Rourkela, Odisha 07th July 2023: Hockey Madhya Pradesh has been crowned as the Champions of the 13th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship 2023 after defeating Hockey Jharkhand 1-0 in the Finals of the tournament. Meanwhile, Hockey Haryana defeated Chhattisgarh Hockey 12-2 in the Bronze Medal match.
In the final match, both the teams displayed extreme grit and determination to win the title but Hockey Madhya Pradesh managed to defeat Hockey Jharkhand 1-0 in a closely contested encounter. Gurmail Kaur (22′) scored the only goal for Hockey Madhya Pradesh.
Also in the match for 3rd/4th position, Hockey Haryana defeated Chhattisgarh Hockey 12-2. Sukhpreet Kaur (3′, 9′, 12′, 51′) stood out to be the top goal scorer as she scored four goals in the game. Kanika Siwach (8′, 22′, 34′) also scored a hat-trick whereas Saavi (16′, 23′) scored a brace for Hockey Haryana. Bhteri (6′), Manisha (15’+) and Sejal (41′) scored a goal each as Hockey Haryana went on to win by a heavy margin. On the other side, Geeta Yadav (10′, 46′) scored both the goals for Chhattisgarh Hockey.
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By Hockey India