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COAL INDIA HOCKEY INDIA LEAGUE 2016
FINALS(Sunday 21st February) :
JAYPEE PUNJAB WARRIORS-wronged the myth of 3rd time unlucky by pumping GOALS on way thumping KALINGA LANCERS in a tournament which once again turned to be a hit.
JPW 6 beat KL 1
JPW goal scorers – Armaan qureshi(ind) 4th minute (field goal).
Ghodes (aus) 39minute (field goal)
Field goals =2goals as per the rules.
Kalinga lancers goal scorer –
Moritz fuerste(Germany) 24th minute (penalty corner)
Highest goal scorer – Glenn Turner (Kalinga lancers) 16goals (20 Lakhs)
Man of the tournament – Rupinder pal Singh (DWR) (50lakhs)
Most number of interceptions and 12goals sealed the deal for Delhi captain whose resemblance to silver screen hero and wannabe actor Sidharth mahlotra skipped Manny a heat beats.
Goal of the final – Armaan qureshi (JPW)
Man of the match – Mark Knowles (JPW)
Ponty chaddha upcoming player of 2016 league -Sumit (Ranchi Rays)
Bronze medal Match –
Earlier former champion DELHI WAVE RIDERS beat 2times champion RANCHI Rays by 2 goals to nil.
DWR goals scorer –
Mandeep Singh (India) 18min field goal
Ranchi rays failed to hit the post
Semi finals –
1st semifinal –
JPW beat DWR
3 – 1
2nd semi final-
Kalinga lancers beat (Ranchi rays)
in penalty shoot out)
6 – 4
The next edition of HOCKEY INDIA LEAGUE will have a new franchise addition from BANGLORE thus making it a 7 team tournament.