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Hockey India Junior Women & Men East Zone Hockey Championship 2023
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On 19 March 2022, Hockey India Secretary General Bholanath Singh formally inaugurated the 1st Hockey India Junior Women and Men East Zone Hockey Championship 2023 held at Khunti, Jharkhand.
- During this, the Deputy Commissioner of Khunti said that along with promotion of sports activities the purpose of encouraging talented young players by organising hockey competitions would be successful.
- It is known that a 7-day program is going to be organised for this competition from March 19 to 26 at the Astroturf Hockey Stadium in Khunti.
- Players from a total of 6 states are participating in the 1st Hockey India Junior Women and Men East Zone Hockey Championship 2023.
- The inaugural match was played between Jharkhand and Bihar, in which the host Jharkhand women's hockey team won the match by defeating Bihar Hockey 11-0. Jharkhand team captain Adeline Bage got the player of the match title.
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