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.
Congratulate #Odisha Women’s Team on their 2-0 win over Karnataka in the final of the 12th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship. May the team continue to shine and bring laurels. Wish the team all the very best for future. #OdishaForSports https://t.co/V8cfkYaNV2
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) May 17, 2022
Odisha outclassed Karnataka with a scoreline of 2-0 in the final.
We are the 𝗡𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡𝗔𝗟 𝗖𝗛𝗔𝗠𝗣𝗜𝗢𝗡𝗦 🏆 #Odisha Women’s Team wins its first-ever #gold in Senior Nationals as they beat #Karnataka 2-0 in the final of the 12th HI Senior Women National Championship.
You have made us proud, girls! 👏👏 pic.twitter.com/Fog6WFvKsD
— Odisha Sports (@sports_odisha) May 17, 2022
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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