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1st Hockey India Junior Boys Inter Academy National Hockey Championship, 2021

  • 28 Oct 2021
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  • On October 27, 2021, Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy won the title of 1st Hockey India Junior Boys Inter Academy National Hockey Championship, 2021 by performing brilliantly.

Key Points

  • Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy won the second successive title by defeating Raja Karan Hockey Academy 3-1 in the final match. Earlier, Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy had won the title of the first Hockey India Sub-Junior Boys Inter Academy National Hockey Championship.
  • In the third place match of the championship, Namdhari XI defeated Roundglass Punjab Hockey Academy 6-4.
  • Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia and Panshree Pullela Gopichand distributed prizes to the winners. Sports Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia presented checks of Rs 15,000 and Rs 20 thousand to each member of both the teams to encourage the sub-junior and junior players of Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy.
  • Organized under the joint aegis of Hockey India and Department of Sports and Youth Welfare, the matches were played on the newly constructed turf of Major Dhyan Chand Stadium.
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