Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Jan 30: Sponsored by Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council, District Jammu Senior Hockey Tournament, being organized by Hockey J&K got underway at KK Hakhu Astroturf Hockey Stadium, here today.
Defeating their respective rivals, Young Star Hockey Club and KSS Hockey Club began on a positive note on day-1 of this league basis Hockey Tournament.
In the first match, Young Star defeated Samba Hockey Club by four goals to one (4-1).
For Young Star Club, the first goal was scored by Tanminder Singh in 24th minute of the match, while the 2nd goal was netted by Rakesh in 28th minute. The third and 4th goals were scored by Anil and Manik Sharma in 30th and 38th minutes respectively. Sourab Singh scored the lone goal for Samba Club in 43rd minute.
In another match played today, KSS Hockey Club defeated Vijaypur Warriors by three goals to nil (3-0). Jaspreet Singh, Harvinder Singh and Manmeet Singh scored the goals for KSS Club in 5th, 15th and 55th minutes respectively.
The matches were officiated by Satvir Singh, Jagjeet Singh, Joginder Singh and Manjeet Singh, under the supervision of GS Bakshi, General Secretary Hockey J&K.
In tomorrow’s fixture, MBS Hockey Club will take on Ajit Club, Gole Gujral at 1:30 pm, while Zorawar Hockey Club will face Kathua Hockey Club Lachipora at 2:30 pm.