Team SAIL wins 115th All India Aga Khan Gold Cup Hockey Tournament – 2018

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By Sarkaritel December 10, 2018 18:57


New Delhi, 10th December, 2018: In its maiden attempt, the SAIL Hockey Academy (SHA),run by SAIL’sRourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has won one of the oldest and most prestigious Hockey Tournaments of the country, the 115th All India Aga Khan Gold Cup Hockey Tournament-2018 held at Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium, Pune from 1st to 9th December 2018.

The SHA team trounced Pune Hockey XI 4-1 to reach the quarter finals of the tournament.The SHA team went on to beat the Chandigarh XI 3-2 in the quarter final match to make it to the semis. Playing top class hockey, the SHA beat Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy 4-2 in the semi-final and in their one of the best games, beat Army XI Danapur 2-1 to emerge triumphant and clinch the Championship.Jay Prakash Patel, the promising forward of SHA played brilliant hockey to score an outstanding goal, considered as one of the best goals of the tournament, was adjudged the Man of the Match in the finals.

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By Sarkaritel December 10, 2018 18:57