Jammu, February 13 | Press Note Hockey J&K UT Championship 2020 (Men) is being organized by Hockey J&K and sponsored by J&K Sports Council at KK Hakku Hockey Stadium Jammu w. e. f. 10.2.2020. This championship is being organized on league basis.12 teams from all over the J&K UT are participating in this championship. 4 matches on league basis are being played daily. The motto of this championship is ‘Say no to banned drugs and substances’.
The teams are competing for winner trophy VK Kohli trophy and runners up Sham Lal Sharma trophy. The First match was inaugurated by Rajiv Sharma noted industrialist. Speaking on the occasion he said that our organization intends to promote hockey in J&K through Hockey J&K. It needs special attention to society too. He added that we can provide financial support.
The teams participated in Hockey J&K UT Championship 2020 (Men) includes Srinagar, Baramulla, Anantnag, Shopian, Ganderbal, Budgam, Poonch, Rajouri, Jammu Red, Jammu Blue, Hira Nagar, Kathua, in this championship daily 4 matches were played. The matches are being been played as per rules and regulations of Hockey India.
1st semifinal was won by Poonch defeating Baramulla by a comfortable margin of 6 goals to zero. Matinder Pal Singh wearing jersey no. 6 scored 2 goals in 4th & 58th minute of the game. Mukesh Kumar scored in 13th minute of the game. Agrim Raina scored a goal in 29th, minutes of the game. Salil Raina scored a goal in 51st minute of the game, Jagmeet Singh scored in 39th minute of the game, whereas Baramulla failed to open the account.
In 2nd Semifinal match of the day, Jammu Blue outplayed Jammu Red with a margin of 7goals to 2. Maganjot Singh scored 4 goals for Jammu Blue in 8th, 13th, 36th, 53rd minute of the game. Suraj Malik scored 3 goals in 28th,42nd,55th minute of the game for Jammu Blue. Whereas Hridey scored 2 goals in 23rd & 38th minute of the game for Jammu Red.
Umpire included Brajesh Kumar, Sunil Kumar, Salim, Manish Kumar from HI. Technical team included Gurmeet Kour, Anjali, Talib Hussain.
Finals at KK Hakku Hockey Stadium, Jammu will be played on 14-2-2020 between Poonch and Jammu Blue at 2.30 PM
Present amount others include Dr. Taran Singh Secretary General Hockey J&K; Rajinder Singh Kuku; Gurdip Singh Sangral; Talib Hussain; Azad Wani; Angat Singh.