Patna: Purnia Eklavya, Patna Eklavya, RK Roy Hockey Academy and Purnia Eklavya ‘B’ entered the semi-finals of the Shaheed Ajay Kumar Singh Memorial Girls Hockey Tournament at Pataliputra Sports Complex here on Friday. The tournament is being organised by the R.K. Roy Foundation under the aegis of the Sports Development Authority of Bihar.
In the first match of the day, Eklavya Patna trounced Vidya Niketan 14-0. Swati, Anu, Akanksha, Damini, Nandita, Ratnapriya, Sharda scored goals for Eklavya Patna.
In the second match of the day, Patna Eklavya beat RK Roy Hockey Academy 5-3. Khushi Kumari, Shanti Kumari, Rishi Kumari scored goals from Patna Eklavya while Sapna Singh scored all the goals for RK Roy Hockey Academy.
In the third match of the day, Eklavya Purnea beat Vidya Niketan School 11-1. Kajal Kashyap, Bijli, Fancy, Sugandha and Pratima scored goals for the winning team while Sushmita scored the only goal for Vidya Niketan.
In the fourth match, Patna Eklavya defeated Patna Eklavya B 12-2 to make it to the last four. Rishu, Shanti, Rimjhim, Ankita and Khushi scored goals for the winning team while Anu and Lakshmi scored for Patna Eklavya B.
In the fifth match of the day, RK Roy Hockey Academy defeated Vidya Niketan School 18-0 to make it to the last four. Sapna, Aarti, Anjali and Kumari Sanjana scored goals for the winning team.
- Purnia Eklavya, Patna Eklavya, RK Roy Hockey Academy post wins in Ajay Kumar Singh Memorial Girls Hockey
In the last match of the day, Eklavya Purnia defeated Eklavya Patna 9-0 to make it to the semi-finals. Kajal, Fancy, Pratima and Bijli scored the goals for the winning team.
Patron of the foundation and international hockey player Ajitesh Rai said that the semi-final match and the final match will be played on Sunday, January 22. Before the final match, an exhibition match of veteran players will also be played.