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FIH Odisha Hockey Males’s Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021 declared open by Governor of Odisha

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Bengaluru,
Nov.
24:
The
much-anticipated
FIH
Odisha
Hockey
Males’s
Junior
World
Cup
Bhubaneswar
2021,
which
will
see
16
high
groups
from
throughout
the
globe
vie
for
the
title,
was
declared
open
by
his
Excellency
Shri
Ganeshi
Lal,
Hon’ble
Governor
of
Odisha.

The
Opening
Ceremony
held
on
Wednesday
right here
at
the
iconic
Kalinga
Hockey
Stadium,
which
has
beforehand
hosted
marquee
occasions
like
the
FIH
Males’s
World
Cup
in
2018,
additionally
witnessed
Shri
Tusharkanti
Behera,
Hon’ble
Minister
for
Sports activities
&
Youth
Companies,
Govt
of
Odisha,
Narinder
Dhruv
Batra,
President
FIH,
Padma
Shri
Dr
Dilip
Tirkey,
Chairman,
Hockey
Promotion
Council
Odisha,
Gyanendro
Ningombam,
President,
Hockey
India
and
Rajinder
Singh,
Secretary
Common,
Hockey
India,
grace
the
event
which
was
held
forward
of
the
hosts
and
defending
Champions
India’s
match
in opposition to
France.

As
a
token
of
his
appreciation
and
gratitude,
Batra,
President,
FIH
introduced
the
reproduction
of
the
Junior
World
Cup
trophy
to
his
Excellency
Shri
Ganeshi
Lal,
Hon’ble
Governor
of
Odisha.

Wishing
all
the
collaborating
groups
the
very
finest
for
their
marketing campaign
at
the
FIH
Odisha
Hockey
Males’s
Junior
World
Cup
Bhubaneswar
2021,
his
Excellency
Shri
Ganeshi
Lal,
Hon’ble
Governor
of
Odisha,
stated,
“I
am
extraordinarily
comfortable
that
Odisha
obtained
this
alternative
to
host
this
showpiece
occasion.
Odisha
has
a
deep
join
with
Hockey.
Over
the
years
the
Sports activities
has
advanced
in
the
nation
and
Odisha
has
been
a
most well-liked
hub
for
hockey.”

“Odisha
has
hosted
the
FIH
Males’s
Hockey
World
Cup
in
2018
and
will
do
so
once more
in
2023
and
it
offers
me
immense
delight
that
at this time
we
are
internet hosting
the
Junior
World
Cup
in
Odisha,
India
and
I
congratulate
every
and
each
participant
who
has
reached
this
stage.
It
is
a
matter
of
nice
delight
for
their
nation
too
and
we
are
comfortable
to
be
internet hosting
you
all.
I
am
happy
to
welcome
all
individuals
India
for
the
FIH
Hockey
Males’s
Junior
World
Cup
2021.
I
would
like
to
prolong
a
particular
welcome
particularly
to
these
worldwide
company,
who
are
visiting
India
for
their
first
time.”
he
added.

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Thanking
the
Governor
for
extending
his
assist
to
the
occasion,
Gyanendro
Ningombam,
President
of
Hockey
India
stated,
“We
are
completely
delighted
that
the
hockey
festivities
have
returned
to
Odisha,
a
state
which
is
extremely
revered
world
over
for
their
unimaginable
capability
to
host
world-class
sporting
occasions
in
the
state.
This
is
one
of
the
greatest
occasions
in
the
worldwide
hockey
calendar
and
we
are
ever-thankful
to
the
Authorities
of
Odisha
who
have
all the time
prolonged
their
assist
to
our
sport.”

“We
are
additionally
grateful
to
his
Excellency
Shri
Ganeshi
Lal,
Hon’ble
Governor
of
Odisha
who
graced
the
opening
ceremony
and
declared
the
prestigious
match
open,”
Ningombam
expressed.

The
Opening
Ceremony,
which
noticed
fireworks
lighting
up
the
evening
sky
of
Bhubaneswar,
additionally
included
all
16
Captains
from
the
collaborating
groups
taking
a
picture
alongside
with
the
coveted
trophy.

Earlier
in
the
day,
there
had been
thrilling
matches
performed
out.
Whereas
Belgium
beat
South
Africa
5-1
in
their
first
Pool
A
recreation,
Germany
obtained
the
higher
of
Pakistan
as
they
defeated
them
5-2
in
their
Pool
D
match
and
Canada
misplaced
to
Poland
0-1
in
their
first
Pool
B
recreation.

Supply:
Hockey
India

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COVID hits girls’s Asian Champions Trophy: Indian participant checks constructive, match in opposition to Korea cancelled

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Even
although
the
Asian
Hockey
Federation
is
but
to
come
out
with
a
assertion,
a
Hockey
India
supply
confirmed
that
one
participant
has
examined
constructive.

The
AHF
assertion
is
additionally
anticipated
to
clear
the
air
on
India’s
participation
in
the
the rest
of
the
event.

“Sure,
a
participant
has
examined
constructive
so
as we speak’s
recreation
in opposition to
Korea
has
been
cancelled.
The
AHF
will
come
out
with
additional
assertion
on
the
matter,”
the
supply
advised
PTI.

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The
pandemic
had
forged
its
shadow
on
the
event
on
Tuesday
(December
7)
itself
when
India’s
second
match
in opposition to
Malaysia
was
cancelled
due
to
COVID-related
points.

Malaysia
was
pressured
to
be
absent
from
at
least
the
first
two
days
of
competitors
after
one
of
its
gamers,
Nurul
Faezah
Shafiqah
Khalim,
examined
constructive
for
COVID-19
upon
arrival
in
South
Korea.

In accordance
to
sources,
simply
like
Malaysia,
the
Indian
contingent
is
possible
to
endure
quarantine
after
the
constructive
end result.

Final
version’s
runners-up,
India
had
earlier
thrashed
a
lowly
Thailand
13-0
with
drag-flicker
Gurjit
Kaur
scoring
5
objectives.

India
are
the
highest-ranked
staff
taking
half
as
they
sit
ninth
in
the
Worldwide
Hockey
Federation’s
girls’s
rankings.

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The
Girls’s
Asian
Champions
Trophy
was
initially
scheduled
for
2020
however
was
postponed
a number of
instances
as a result of
of
the
COVID-19
pandemic.

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik lauds profitable completion of FIH Hockey Males’s Junior World Cup

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Domene’s hat-trick fingers Argentina second Junior Hockey World Cup title

This was the primary main worldwide hockey event held in India after the Covid-19 pandemic halted all occasions in March 2020. With hockey returning to its hub in Bhubaneswar which has hosted a number of worldwide tournaments together with the FIH Males’s World Cup in 2018, the officers of each Hockey India and Odisha State Authorities ensured secure enjoying surroundings was supplied for gamers from 16 high nations in addition to officers from numerous nations.

Lauding the efforts of the organisers, Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik mentioned, “Firstly, I congratulate the winners of the celebrated FIH Odisha Hockey Males’s Junior World Cup 2021. I additionally prolong greetings to all of the taking part groups who performed within the true spirit of the sport. I additionally congratulate the hosts Hockey India and the officers of Odisha State Authorities who ensured this occasion was an enormous success they usually established all of the covid-related protocols to make sure a secure enjoying surroundings was supplied to those younger and rising stars of world hockey.

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“This was the primary massive worldwide hockey event being held in India after the Covid-19 pandemic which halted all sporting occasions in March 2020 and I’m very proud that we have now witnessed profitable completion regardless of a number of challenges together with cyclone Jawad.”

The FIH President Dr Narinder Dhruv Batra, offered a reproduction of the Junior World Cup trophy to the Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik as a gesture of deep appreciation for all of the assist prolonged by the Odisha State Authorities to host this prestigious occasion for rising stars of world hockey. He additionally offered a reproduction of the Junior World Cup to the Honourable Minister Sports activities and Youth Companies Tusharkanti Behera in addition to Shri Vishal Dev, IAS, Secretary, Division of Finance, Odisha State Authorities and Shri Vineel Krishna, Commisioner-cum-Secretary, Division of Sports activities and Youth Companies, Authorities of Odisha.

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Thanking all of the officers from Odisha State Authorities who labored round the clock to make this occasion a grand success, Gyanendro Ningombam, President Hockey India mentioned, “It was completely pleasant to see hockey return to its favorite hub – Bhubaneswar, Odisha which has now turn out to be synonymous to world hockey for it is unbelievable infrastructure in addition to the hockey-loving folks of the state.

“We’re very lucky to have unparalleled assist from the Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik as effectively all of the officers concerned in making this occasion an enormous success. There have been a number of challenges that had been overcome to host this event in a secure method. I prolong my deepest gratitude to Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik in addition to all of the officers from the Odisha State Authorities for his or her efforts in making this a grand success.”

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Domene’s hat-trick fingers Argentina second Junior Hockey World Cup title

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Domene transformed three penalty corners within the tenth, twenty fifth and fiftieth minute, whereas Franco Agoistini (sixtieth) scored a area aim simply seconds from the ultimate hooter at hand Argentina their second title. Julius Hayner (thirty sixth) and Mas Pfandt (forty seventh) had been the aim getters for Germany.

Argentina had earlier gained the title means again in 2005 in Rotterdam the place they defeated Australia 2-1. The Argentines had been by far the higher aspect on show within the first quarter as they dominated the sport by urgent arduous on the German defence.

As has been their recreation, the Germans sat again and waited for counterattacks. However Germany’s ploy backfired as Argentina took the lead within the tenth minute by Domene from a penalty nook.

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Argentina doubled their lead within the twenty fifth minute when Domene as soon as once more discovered the again of the web from a penalty nook to enter half time main 2-0. However the Germans got here out a totally totally different aspect after the change of ends and and managed to scale back the margin within the thirty sixth minute by a area strike by Hayner.

Trailing by a aim and with simply quarter-hour remaining, the Germans continued to assault and drew stage in forty seventh minute when Pfandt scored from a set piece. Nevertheless it was to not be Germany’s day as Domene struck once more from a set piece within the fiftieth minute earlier than Agostini scored from a area effort simply on the stroke of the ultimate hooter to shatter Germany’s seventh title hopes.

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Earlier within the day, defending champions India misplaced 1-3 to France to complete fourth within the competitors.

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