Hockey Nationals: Uttar Pradesh to take on Punjab in final

Pune, Dec 20 (Hockey News) Uttar Pradesh Hockey and Hockey Punjab set up the summit clash of the senior men National Championship against each after winning their respective semi-finals here on Monday.

In the first semi-final, Uttar Pradesh Hockey edged past Hockey Karnataka 2-1 in a closely fought encounter.

Mohammad Amir Khan (4') and Vishal Singh (8') got on the scoresheet for UP, while captain Mohd. Raheel (22') scored the only goal for Karnataka, who put up a spirited fight.

In the second semi-final, Punjab blanked Maharashtra 3-0.

Captain Rupinder Pal Singh (28', 46') starred with a brace and Surdarshan Singh (38') chipped in with a goal for the winning team.

The third/fourth place match will be played between Karnataka and Maharashtra on December 21. 

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News Source : PTI


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