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Province 7, Army enter last-four

  • Women’s Hockey
- PRATAP BISTA, HETAUDA

Jan 23, 2019-

Province 7, Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) and Province 3 secured semi-final berths in the Sahana Pradhan Memorial Women’s National hockey tournament on Tuesday. 

Province 7 and the Army team’s entry into last-four was confirmed from Group ‘A’ after the former registered a 2-0 victory over Province 1. Janaki Bhatta put Province 7 ahead in the eighth minute before Nilam Joshi sealed victory with the second goal in the 28th. 

The result meant, Province 1 crashed out from the three-team group after second defeat while Army and Province 7 made it to the semi-finals with one win each. The winners of the group will be finalised after Army and Province 7 play their last match on Wednesday.

The other match of the day saw Province 2 play a 0-0 draw against Province 4 paving way for Province 3 to make into semi-finals. The result meant both Province 2 and Province 4 earn one point each while Province 3, who had defeated Province 2 in their first match on Monday, made to the last-four. The second semi-finalist from the group will be confirmed after outcome of match between Province 2 and Province 4 on Wednesday.

Five provinces and the Army team are competing in the league-cum-knockout tournament organised by Nepal Hockey Association. The final is scheduled for Friday.

Published: 23-01-2019 09:20

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