Hockey Madhya Pradesh clinches Khelo India Youth Games 2022 Men's U-18 title
In hockey, Madhya Pradesh clinched the title by defeating Odisha 6-5 in the Khelo India Youth Games 2022 Men's Under-18 qualifier title in Bhubaneswar on 30 December.
In a thrilling final, Jamir Mohammad was the star of the final, scoring a hat-trick, while Ali Ahmed, Mohammad Zaid Khan and captain Ankit Pal scored one goal each for Madhya Pradesh.
On the other hand, Anmol Ekka, Paulus Lakra, Deepak Minz and Akash Soreng scored one goal each for Odisha.
Haryana defeated Jharkhand 2-0 to secure the third position in the competition. Amandeep and Roshan scored the goals for Haryana.
With this, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Haryana and Jharkhand have qualified for the Khelo India Youth Games to be held in Madhya Pradesh next year.
Best Goalkeeper : Ravi (Haryana)
Best Defender : Sundaram Rajawat (Madhya Pradesh)
Best Midfielder : Prem Dayal Giri (Odisha)
Best Striker : Ali Ahmad (Madhya Pradesh)
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