~Hockey Andhra Pradesh to face Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu in Sub Junior Women's Category Final~

~Hockey Karnataka to face Kerala Hockey in 3rd/4th place match in Sub Junior Women's Category~

~Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu to face Hockey Karnataka in Sub Junior Men's Category Final~

~Hockey Andhra Pradesh to face Le Puducherry Hockey in 3rd/4th place match in Sub Junior Men's Category~


Chennai, 23rd October 2023: 
The group stage of the 1st Hockey India Sub Junior Men & Women South Zone Championship 2023 concluded on Monday in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.  

In the Sub Junior Women’s Category, Hockey Andhra Pradesh secured the top position with 12 points, closely followed by Hockey Unit of Tamil Nady at 11 points. Having secured top 2 places in the points table, Hockey Andhra Pradesh and Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu have confirmed their place in the Final and will be up against one another on Tuesday at 14:15 hrs. Hockey Karnataka and Kerala Hockey claimed the third and fourth positions with 10 and 7 points respectively and will face off in the 3rd/4th place match at 06:30 hrs. 

In the Sub Junior Men’s Category, Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu emerged as the table toppers with 13 points while Hockey Karnataka finished second with 11 points. The two teams will now face in the Final on Tuesday at 16:00 hrs. Hockey Andhra Pradesh and Le Puducherry Hockey stood at the third and fourth positions with 9 and 6 points respectively and will lock horns in the 3rd/4th place match at 08:15 hrs.

In the first match of the day, Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu defeated Le Puducherry Hockey 6-0 in the Sub Junior Women Category. For Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu, Captain Swathi S (8’, 19’) and Swathi Sharma S (6’, 42’) scored two goals each, while Priyadharsini K (57’) and Harita J (9’) scored one goal each. 

In the second match, Hockey Karnataka triumphed over Kerala Hockey with a scoreline of 8-1. For Hockey Karnataka, Kotyan Pratheeksha P (5’, 8’, 33’, 34’, 50’) scored five goals, while Dechakka S K (11’), Thimmaiah K P Akshara (24’) and Vyshnavi Arul (60’) scored one goal each. For Kerala Hockey, Lekshmi D (44’) scored the lone goal.

In the third match, Hockey Andhra Pradesh defeated Telangana Hockey 13-0. For Hockey Andhra Pradesh, Kuppa Tulasi (27’, 31’, 41’, 50’) netted four goals, Captain Thirumalasetty Sree Vidya (15’, 45’, 47’) netted three goals, while Vaishnavi Mandala (28’, 39’), Lakshmi Pariki (5’, 10’) and Pujari Madhurima Bai (8’, 25’) scored two goals each.

Coming to the Men’s category, in the first match, Hockey Karnataka defeated Telangana Hockey 9-0. For Hockey Karnataka, Captain Suprith G (6’, 20’, 56’) and Jashan Thammaiah M C (13’, 14’, 48’) netted three goals each, while Deekshith H H (7’, 35’) scored two goals and Belliappa A U Naman (30’) scored one goal.

In the second match, Hockey Andhra Pradesh defeated Le Puducherry Hockey 3-2. For Hockey Andhra Pradesh, Devatha Yaswanth (10’, 56’) netted two goals, and Gandi Chandu (60’) scored one goal, while for Le Puducherry Hockey, Anbupathi (4’) and Aakash (40’) were on target. 

In the last match of the day, Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu defeated Kerala Hockey 7-0. For Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu, Captain Sugumar M (4’, 24’) scored two goals, Renjith (51’, 59’) scored two goals, while Sundarajith M (41’), Nagarajan (42’) and Murugeshwaran A (14’) scored one goal each.

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