PRSU qualifies for All India Inter University Hockey Tournament

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 12 Jan 2017 11:06:10

Sports Reporter,


Jan 11,

Three straight wins in the Eastern Region Inter-University Hockey Tournament earned a place for the PRSU in the All India Tournament

Maintaining its winning streak, Pt Ravishankar Shukla University (PRSU) on Wednesday recorded third straight victory in the Eastern Region Inter-University Hockey Tournament underway at Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel International Hockey Stadium in Raipur. However, the third match of the tournament for the PRSU was not as simple as the first and second ones. After registering convincing victory in the first and the second match respectively, PRSU had a tough time in the third one against Ranchi University. After the match ended in a draw in the regulation time, the result of the match was decided through tie-breaker and the score (6-5) went in favour of the PRSU. PRSU has qualified for the All India Inter-University Hockey Tournament.

In the second match of the day, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth defeated Calcutta University by 9-1 goals to qualify for the All India tournament. Atiq, Faiz and Abhay scored two goals each. In the third match, Sambalpur University defeated Gorakhpur University by 13-0 goals to qualify for the all India tournament. Nitin and Toufil scored four goals each for Sambalpur.In the fourth match Jaunpur defeated BHU by 4-0 goals.