Haryana defeated Punjab 1- in a carefully contested remaining to arise winners in the Below-17 men’s hockey competitors of the next Khelo India Youth Online games on Monday.
The all-significant target for Haryana came in the 40th minute and they properly prevented their northern neighbours from trying to get parity or overhauling the scoreline.
It was a nervy come upon for both the groups for most section of the 1st two quarters, but it was Haryana who eventually managed to break the deadlock when they scored by means of a penalty corner which was transformed by Sahil Sharma, a Hockey India statement claimed right here.
Punjab threatened to breach the Haryana defence in the closing stages but could not discover the equaliser and had to settle as the runners-up.
In the bronze medal match, it was Odisha who came out on leading as they defeated Uttar Pradesh 3-2 in the penalty shootout just after all the four quarters went objective-fewer.
Meanwhile, in the Beneath-17 women’s competitiveness, Haryana defeated hosts Maharashtra 5- in their Pool B match.
The other Pool B match observed Odisha defeat Mizoram by a good margin of 4-2 to stay on top with 6 points from two matches.
In Under-21 women’s hockey competitiveness, Haryana defeated Uttar Pradesh 4-2 to get their next consecutive match and best Pool B with 6 factors.
In the other Pool B match, Punjab registered their initially get of the competitors as they comprehensively beat Chandigarh 7-1, the statement extra.