BHOPAL: Raja Karan Hockey Academy, Namdhari XI, MP Hockey Academy and Roundglass Punjab Hockey Academy will play in semi-final matches at Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium in the city on Tuesday in the 1st Junior Boys Academy National Hockey Championship-2021.
Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy defeated Vadipatti Raja Hockey Academy 10-0 in the first match of the league and Lakshmi Ammal Sports Academy 9-0 in the second match. In the third match, MP Hockey Academy defeated Tamil Nadu Hockey Academy by a huge margin of 9-1. In the quarter finals, MP Hockey Academy defeated Naval Tata Hockey Academy, Jamshedpur by a margin of 5-1 to enter the semi-finals.
Now the team of MP is going to face another contender for the title, Roundglass Punjab. This team has reached the semi-finals by defeating Sai Academy Kolkata in a shootout. The semi-final match between the two teams is expected to be exciting. The teams of Raja Karan and Namdhari XI will face each other in the second semi-final.
State Sports and youth welfare minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia has wished the Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy and other teams to perform well.
Semifinal matches today
· Raja Karan Hockey Academy vs Namdhari XI, from 8:00 am
· Round Glass Punjab vs M.P. Hockey Academy from 3:00pm
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