The Indian junior girls’s hockey staff on Wednesday continued their unbeaten run within the Uniphar U23 5 Nations Tournament as they recorded a complete 3-0 win over Ukraine in Dublin, Ireland.
Nikita Toppo (33), Manju Chorsiya (44’) and Beauty Dungdung (55’) scored one objective every as India handed the Ukraine check with flying colors.
Ukraine’s U-23 girls’s hockey staff acquired out to a quick begin, seeking to assault early and successful their first Penalty Corner inside 5 minutes. India, then again, stood tall to disclaim them an early objective benefit.
As the sport progressed, India progressively grabbed management, incomes back-to-back PCs. However, they missed out on a possibility to interrupt the tie as the primary quarter ended with none objective from both staff.
India started the second quarter significantly extra confidently than they did the primary, which paid off as they gained a PC in lower than 10 minutes, nevertheless weren’t capable of take benefit. Following that, each groups battled for midfield dominance however have been unable to create any clear-cut alternatives, leaving the sport tied at 0-0 on the finish of the second quarter.
Like the second quarter, India opened the third quarter on the offensive and have been rewarded when Nikita Toppo scored the sport’s first objective within the thirty third minute. India had a possibility to double their lead by way of a PC, moments after grabbing the lead, however they missed it.
Ukraine additionally acquired a penalty nook however didn’t convert. Despite taking the lead, India pressed on and it paid off when Manju Chorsiya doubled India’s lead within the closing minutes of the third quarter.
As the fourth quarter started, Ukraine sought to counter-attack in pursuit of their first objective, however the Indian defence stayed tall to disclaim them any alternative whereas sustaining their assault.
In the 54th minute, India earned the primary PC of the fourth quarter, and a minute later, Vice Captain Beauty Dungdung slotted one other objective, taking the sport away from Ukraine.