Hyderabad, November 16th, 2021: The first quarter-final of the ‘Gooncha 57th Nehru Senior Hockey Tournament’, held today at the SCR Sports Complex, Secunderabad, involving seeded teams, was played between Army Xl and Punjab National Bank and ended in a draw with both the teams scoring 1 goal each. Though it was an exciting match, no team played well enough to win. Both the teams scored the goals at the fag end of the match. Punjab National Bank took the lead in the 50th minute through a field goal by Naveen Anil, immediately in the 53rd minute Army Xl’s Harman Singh, leveled the score with a field goal. Ulsan Mundu of Army Xl was declared the man of the match
Results: Army Xl – 1 (Harman Singh – 53rd minute – field goal) drew with Punjab National Bank – 1 (Naveen Anil – 50th minute – field goal). Yellow Card: Budu Tuti, Army Xl – 56th minute; Inderpal Singh, PNB – 57 & Green card: Satender Dalal, PNB – 30th minute. Man of the match: Ulsan Mundu, Army Xl.
57th Gooncha Nehru Senior Hockey Tournament – Match Schedule 17th November, Wednesday
The matches scheduled on Wednesday 17th, November, 2021, at the 57th Gooncha Nehru Senior Hockey Tournament at SCR Sports Complex, Secunderabad, are as follows.
1. 11.00 am – Exhibition Match
2. 1.00 pm – Punjab & Sind Bank vs Indian Railways
3. 3.00 pm – Indian Oil vs Army Xl
About Jawaharlal Nehru Hockey Tournament Society
This Society was incorporated in the fond memory of Independent India’s first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru to promote the ecstatic National Game of Hockey. Ever since no stone was left unturned to take it to a superior league. Gaining appreciation from various quarters. In the years to come the tournament was to be graced by Presidents, Vice-Presidents, Prime Ministers, and Union Cabinet Ministers of India. The Nehru Cup matches have keenly been looked forward to and it has been an honor for any hockey team to win the coveted Nehru Gold Cup.
With every passing year, the JNHT Society garnered more attention and attracted new participation. The all-time greats such as Dhanraj Pillay, Pargat Singh, Zafar Iqbal, Ajit Pal Singh and many more have played in the tournament. The exposure given to hockey players by the JNHT Society Tournaments has allowed many of them to go onto the Indian National Hockey Team, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, and the Olympics. This includes the recent bronze victory of the Indian National Hockey Team’s Captain, Manpreet Singh who played the Junior and Senior Nehru Hockey Tournaments before getting into the Indian National Hockey Team.
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