12th HI Senior Women National Ch’ship: CM Naveen Congratulates Odisha Team For Winning First-ever Gold 


Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, on Tuesday, congratulated Odisha Women’s Hockey Team for clinching first-ever gold at the 12th HI Senior Women National Championship.



Odisha outclassed Karnataka with a scoreline of  2-0 in the final.



Punam Barla (34′) and Ashim Kanchan Barla (59′) were the two goal scorers in the summit clash.

Both the teams started well as they created several goal-scoring opportunities. However, solid defensive performances from both the sides ensured that the match went into the half time with the scoreline reading 0-0.

Punam opened the scoring in the match in the third quarter as Odisha picked up the lead. Ashim then sealed the game with a late goal.

On the other hand, Jharkhand beat Haryana 3-2 to earn a third-place finish.

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