Krida Prabodhini, SNBP enter last eight

SPORTS REPORTER
Friday, 5 October 2018

Earlier on Wednesday, Army Boys Sports Company, Bihar and Sports Authority of Gujarat walked into the last 8. In a Pool -D encounter, last year’s third placed Krida Probodhini logged their second win downing Hockey Coorg 11-0. The win was fashioned by Akshay Shende’s four goal effort.

PUNE: Pune-based Krida Prabodhini, SNBP Academy along with Madhya Pradesh Hockey Association (MPHA) and Jai Bharat Hockey, Bhiwani, Haryana booked quarter final berths with comfortable wins to top their respective pools in the 3rd SNBP All-India Hockey Tournament (Boys Under-16) at Shiv Chhatrapathi Sports Complex, Balewadi, here on Thursday.

Earlier on Wednesday, Army Boys Sports Company, Bihar and Sports Authority of Gujarat walked into the last 8. In a Pool -D encounter, last year’s third placed Krida Probodhini logged their second win downing Hockey Coorg 11-0. The win was fashioned by Akshay Shende’s four goal effort.

Akshay opened KP’s account in the 2nd minute and added goals in 14th, 30th, 38th minutes. The other scorers were Aditya Lalge and Dhairyashil Jadhav (2 goals each), while Ashok Uargude, Mustafa Shaikh and Prathamesh Hajare netted one each. KP finished with six points.

Hosts SNBP Academy were on song in their Pool-A encounter. They recorded the highest score of the day beating Hockey Dhulia 13-0. Shadab Mohammed had the distinction of scoring a hattrick inside three minutes to lead the way. Thereafter, Naresh Chatole added three more in the 7th, 14th, 45th minutes. Abhishek Mane (2 goals) and a goal each by Pratik Solanki, Nagesh Waghmare, Ajay Gote , Rushikesh Mandale, Abhishek Khalge, completed the tally.

From Pool C, Harayana’s Jai Bharat Hockey, moved to the knockouts with a 5-1 victory over Mumbai School Sports Association (MSSA). 

Later, from Pool-B, Madhya Pradesh Hockey Association recorded their second win in as many days putting out Delhi’s Guman Hera Risers 3-1.  

Late on Wednesday, Sports Authority of Gujarat edged out Hockey Sindewahi 1-0 after Gaurang Ambulkar (70th) netted the all-important goal. SAG topped Pool-E.

RESULTS:
Pool-C: Jai Bharat Hockey, Bhiwani, Haryana: 5 (Agyapal 31st, 64th; Harish Jr. 34th; Bharat Kaushik 62nd; Govinda 68th) bt Mumbai School Sports Association (MSSA): 1 (Hritik Gupta 14th). HT: 2-1.
Pool-D: Krida Prabodhini: 11 (Akshay Shende 2nd, 14th, 30th, 38th; Aditya Lalge 6th, 18th; Ashok Uargude 7th; Mustafa Shaikh 17th; Dhairyashil Jadhav 23rd, 34th; Prathamesh Hajare 25th) b Hockey Coorg: 0. HT: 10-0
Pool-A: SNBP Academy: 13 (Shadab Mohammed 1st, 2nd, 3rd; Naresh Chatole 7th, 14th, 45th; Pratik Solanki 10th; Nagesh Waghmare 22nd; Ajay Gote 26th; Abhishek Mane 28th, 55th; Rushikesh Mandale 41st; Abhishek Khalge 49th) bt Hockey Dhulia: 0.  HT: 9-0
Pool-B: Madhya Pradesh Hockey Association: 3 (Abdul Ahad 31st; Priyo Barta 52nd; Shailendra Singh 63rd) bt Ghuman Hera Risers: 1 (Sahil Kumar19th). HT: 1-1.

ON WEDNESDAY
Pool-B: MP Hockey Academy (MPHA), Bhopal: 9 (Priyo Barta 7th, 13th; Sadam Ahmad 17th; Shailendra Singh 40th, 65th; Ali Ahmad 43rd; Mudasar Qurashi 48th, 50th; Dingku Sharma 69th) bt Kohinoor Academy: 0. HT: 3-0
Pool-E: Sports Authority of Gujarat: 1 (Gaurang Ambulkar 70th) bt Hockey Sindewahi: 0. HT: 0-0.

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