Chandigarh, December 23
Paramvir Singh scored twice as Hockey Chandigarh defeated Hockey Andhra Pradesh 6-0 in the Khelo India Youth Games 2022 (Men’s U-18) in Bhubaneswar.
Paramvir Singh struck in the 13th and 23rd minutes of the match, while Gurpreet Singh (6th), Rishav (16th), Kawal Singh (49th) and Surinder Singh (51st) scored. they scored one apiece to give their team a comfortable victory.
In another tie, Hockey Haryana played out a thrilling 2-2 draw against Hockey Punjab. Both teams went head-to-head, none of them being able to break the tie in the first quarter. Amandeep (22nd) and captain Toshant (24th) scored a goal each in the second quarter to give Hockey Haryana the lead. Hockey Punjab, however, came back strongly in the second half as Dilraj Singh (38th and 55th) got the key.
Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Hockey won 6-1 against Manipur Hockey in Pool A. Manoj Yadav, who struck in the 6th, 26th, 45th and 47th minutes, dominated his game and scored four goals in the match. Ajeet Yadav (53rd and 59th) hit the key to help Uttar Pradesh Hockey to victory. Silheiba Lisham (56th) scored the only goal for Manipur Hockey.
In the last match of the day, Hockey Madhya Pradesh defeated Hockey Bihar by a huge margin of 8-0.