Uttar Pradesh won gold in Indian U21 hockey competitions (Part 2)

In the U21 boys’ bronze medal match, Odisha and Chandigarh created an entertaining match for the audience, with the two teams scoring 5 goals at a time within the allotted time.

It was Odisha, who was 1-3 behind after the first 25 minutes, but made a fantastic comeback to level the score in the 4th minute after 44 minutes, and then scored the fifth at 59 minutes to turn around.

However, it was Chandigarh’s turn to equalize the score when they scored in the last minute to make it 5-5 and put the game into the penalty shootout. Samir Ekka (15 ‘, 28’), Abhisek Lakra (38 ‘), Rahul Ekka (44’) and Amandeep Lakra (59 ‘) scored goals for Odisha, with Maninder Singh (25’, 36 ‘), Diljeet Singh (9 ‘), Harpreet Singh (13’) and Sanjay (60 ‘) scored for Chandigarh.

In the shootout, Odisha’s Sahil Kumar Nayak goalkeeper saved the first three attempts and Sushil Dhanwar, Sunit Lakra and Krishna Tirkey scored, to win bronze for their team.

The U21 girls’ bronze medal went to Maharashtra, who succeeded in defeating Mizoram 1-0. It was a well-balanced match between the two teams and Mizoram also got a chance to score, but it was Maharashtra’s Pooja Bhanu Das Shendage, who scored the only goal of the match in the 36th minute to win a bronze medal for the state of yourself.

Please find below the results of the U21 hockey competitions of the Khelo India Olympics 2020

Result of U-21 female category – January 21, 2020

Final – Haryana 5 (Gagandeep Kaur 24 ‘, 59’; Reetom Prakash 13 ‘; Mahima Choudhary 46’; Usha 51 ‘) beat Jharkhand 3 (Albela Rani Toppo 21’, 33 ‘; Sangita Kumari 48’)

Bronze Medal – Maharashtra 1 (Pooja Bhanu Das Shendage) defeats Mizoram 0

Result of the U-21 category for men – January 21, 2020

Final – Uttar Pradesh 0 defeated Haryana 0 – SO (3-1)

Bronze Medal – Odisha 5 (Samir Ekka 15 ‘, 28’; Abhisek Lakra 38 ‘; Rahul Ekka 44’; Amandeep Lakra 59 ‘) beat Chandigarh 5 (Maninder Singh 25’, 36 ‘; Diljeet Singh 9’; Harpreet Singh 13 ‘;; Sanjay 60’) SO 3-1