Indian Railway girls clinch 5th National Hockey Championship title

Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) have won the 5th National women hockey championship title.

In the final match played at the Master Chandgi Ram sports stadium at Saifai, Uttar Pradesh the the RSPB girls team defeated Hockey Jharkhand by 12-2 goals.

For the RSPB, Saundarya Yendala scored three goals in the final match while Sunita Lakra and Lilima Minz scored two goals each. Anuradha Devi, Manmeet Kaur, Anupa Barla, Poonam Barla, and Deepgrace Ekka scored one goal each for the winning team.

For the Hockey Jharkhand team, Birsi Munda and Sabnam Lakra scored one goal each.

In the 5th National Hockey Championship title, the third spot was secured by Hockey Punjab. They had defeated Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy (MPHA) by 2-0 goals. Reena Rani and Hardeep Kaur by scoring one goal each had helped Punjab team finish at third position.

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