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India stormed into the quarterfinals of the Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup

Bhubaneswar, Nov 27: India today stormed into the quarterfinals of the Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup after they thrashed Poland 8-2 at Kalinga Stadium here on Saturday.

Conceding defeat in the inaugural match from Franc by 5-4 goals, India fight back to register back-to-back wins against Canada and Poland by 13-1 and 8-2 respectively in the Pool-B league round matches. The host gathered six points to snatch second place. In the quarterfinal match, India will face Belgium on 1, December. Sundeep, Sanjay, and Araijeet Singh contributed a double goal each and guided India into the knockout rounds. Sundeep scored in the the24th and 40th minutes and was adjudged as the player of the match, while Sanjay and Arajeet netted in the 4th, 58th, and 8th and 60th minutes respectively. Uttam Singh and Sharda Nand Tiwari joined the goal shower in the 34th and 38th minutes respectively.

 

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