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FIH Hockey 5s: Indian Males’s Group Beats Switzerland And Attracts In opposition to Pakistan | Hockey Information

The Indian males’s workforce started its marketing campaign within the inaugural FIH Hockey 5s with a 4-3 win over hosts Switzerland earlier than enjoying out a pulsating 2-2 draw in opposition to arch-rivals PakistanĀ on Saturday. The Indian girls’s workforce, nevertheless, had a nasty day in workplace, dropping each its matches in opposition to Uruguay (3-4) and Poland (1-3). The boys’s workforce, led by Gurinder Singh, dished out a formidable present of health, talent and velocity within the opening match with Raheel Mohammed scoring two subject targets within the second and tenth minutes.

Moirangthem Rabichandra rating a ‘problem purpose’ within the first minute whereas captain Gurinder struck within the nineteenth minute for India on the Place de la Navigation Stadium.

For Switzerland, Winkler Jonas (sixth minute), Reinhard Fabio (eleventh) and Kruesi Patrick (sixteenth) had been the purpose scorers. India led 3-1 on the half time.

A Hockey 5s match is of 20 minutes divide into two halves of 10 minutes every.

In its second match of the day, the Indian males’s workforce led twice however conceded a final minute purpose to play out a 2-2 draw in opposition to the arch-rivals..

Raheel Mohammed gave India the lead within the very first minute via a subject purpose earlier than Laiqat Arshad restored parity six minutes later.

India took the lead as soon as once more within the 18th minute with Gursahibjit Singh discovering the goal however couldn’t cease Abdul Rehman from discovering the equaliser for Pakistan with seconds left within the match.

The Graham Reid-coached aspect will tackle Malaysia and Poland on Sunday.

Ladies disappoint

Kujur Ajmina (1st and seventh minutes) scored a brace whereas Phalke Vaishnavi Vithal (18th) was the opposite goal-getter for India in opposition to Uruguay of their first match of the day. Uruguay captain Viana Teresa (2nd, tenth and nineteenth) struck thrice whereas Vilar Manuela (sixth) was the opposite purpose scorer.


Later, the Indian workforce, led by Etimarpu Rajani, was outplayed by Poland 1-3. Rashmita Minz (sixth) was India’s lone goal-getter.

The Indian girls India face Switzerland and South Africa on Sunday. PTI PDS PDS KHS KHS

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