SYUC claim double titles in Junior Women, Men State Hockey Tournament 2021

The best player of the final match was bagged by H Bidyalaxmi Devi of SYUC team while Ksh Soniya Devi of Ideal Club, Tera was adjudged the best player of the tournament.


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SYUC lifted the champion title beating Ideal Club, Tera by 2-1 goals in the 8th State Level Junior Women Hockey Tournament 2021 organised by Manipur Hockey at Khuman Lampak Hockey Stadium.

The final match was a closely contested match but SYUC firing power proved effective when H Silky Devi converted a field goal in the 5 minutes for lead in the first quarter.  

Later, SYUC team increased the lead when M Helena strikes her team second goal from a penalty corner conversion in the 22 minute to boost the lead. But Ideal Club, Tera made desparate moves in the third quarter and got the breakthrough when K Silviya Devi scored from a penalty corner conversion in 40 minutes, but not enough for the day.

The best player of the final match was bagged by H Bidyalaxmi Devi of SYUC team while Ksh Soniya Devi of Ideal Club, Tera was adjudged the best player of the tournament.

As for the Junior Men category, SYUC thrashed YCCIC Kongtha Ahallup by 6-1 goals to lay their hand on the champion title.

M Dhananjoy Singh and Sh.Suresh Singh strucks twice while Sh Borish, AYaiphathoi fetch one goal each for SYUC team. The lone goal for YCCIC was scored by Th Kingson. The man of the final match was given to Sh Borish of SYUC team while the best player of the tournament was bagged by Y Nelson of YCCIC team.

First Published:March 25, 2021, 1:23 a.m.

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