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UCO Bank & Delhi begin their campaign with victories in 9th senior Nat’l hockey c’ship
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UCO Bank & Delhi begin their campaign with victories in 9th senior Nat’l hockey c’ship

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Hisar, Feb 3: UCO Bank Women's Hockey Academy and Delhi Hockey begin their campaign with victories in their respective opening pool matches of the competition in the 9th Hockey senior women national hockey championship 2019 (B Division) on day 3 here at the Astroturf International Hockey Stadium on Sunday.

In Pool H's first match of the competition, it was UCO Bank Women's Hockey Academy who began their campaign with a win as they beat Sports Authority of Gujarat - Hockey Academy by a margin of 4-2.

Goals for the victorious UCO Bank were scored by Rajni (10', 25') and Manisha Dhayal (18', 38') while Gujarat did score twice in the last quarter through Shivangi Solanki (49', 56') but that was not enough for them and UCO Bank ran away with a 4-2 win.

In the other Pool H encounter, it was Delhi Hockey who defeated Tripura Hockey 2-0 in a well-fought encounter.

For Delhi Neha struck a field-goal in the 9th minute and Sarita through penalty corner in the 36th minute to take a 2-0 lead while Tripura kept searching for goals. (UNI)