July 3, 2022

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): The 12-day Hockey India senior girls’s nationwide championship 2022 started at Dhyanchand Hockey stadium right here at 3 pm on Friday.

Minister of sports activities Yashodhara Raje Scindia inaugurated the championship with director of sports activities Ravi Kumar Gupta. Olympians Aslam Sher Khan and Jalaluddin Rizwi additionally attended the inaugural operate as a particular visitor.

The championship started with Scindia assembly the gamers of Delhi and Gujarat from Group G. This was the fourth match of the inaugural day.

Hockey MP is the defending champion of the title once they defeated Hockey Haryana within the final version performed at Jhansi in October 2021.

Karnataka defeated Arunachal Pradesh 10-0 within the first match of the day. Uttar Pradesh received their first match defeating Goa 8-0. Delhi girls’s hockey staff defeated Gujarat 13-0 whereas Hockey Affiliation of Odisha beat Telangana 14-0.

Hockey MP coach Vandana Uikey mentioned, There will probably be a little bit of stress enjoying at dwelling because the title defenders, however I feel we’re absolutely ready, each mentally in addition to bodily. We’ll go game-by-game, our first goal is to qualify for the quarters, after which method the knockout stage relying on who we play in opposition to. Preparations have been implausible, and gamers are excited to participate within the competitors.

After eight days of pool matches, the quarter finals will probably be performed on Could 14, the semifinals will probably be held on Could 16 and the medal matches are scheduled for Could 17.

27 groups have been divided into 8 swimming pools:

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Pool A : Hockey Madhya Pradesh, Hockey Chandigarh, Hockey Bihar

Pool B : Hockey Haryana, Assam Hockey, Hockey Bengal

Pool C : Hockey Punjab, Chhattisgarh Hockey, Tripura Hockey

Pool D : Hockey Maharashtra, Hockey Rajasthan, Hockey Uttarakhand.

Pool E : Hockey Jharkhand, Hockey Andhra Pradesh, Le Puducherry Hockey

Pool F : Hockey Karnataka, Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu, Hockey Arunachal, Hockey Andaman & Nicobar

Pool G : Uttar Pradesh Hockey, Delhi Hockey, Goans Hockey and Hockey Gujarat

Pool H : Hockey Affiliation of Odisha, Kerala Hockey, Telangana Hockey, Hockey Himachal

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Printed on: Saturday, Could 07, 2022, 12:08 AM IST