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India women’s hockey team stage sensational comeback with 7-3 win over USA

India women’s hockey team stage sensational comeback with 7-3 win over USA

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India Women's hockey team staged a sensational comeback after the heartbreak at the Qualifiers as the grabbed a 7-3 victory over USA

India Women’s hockey team staged a sensational comeback after the heartbreak at the Qualifiers as the grabbed a 7-3 victory over United States of America (USA) in their second game of the FIH Hockey5s Women’s World Cup 2024 in Pool C. The goalscorers for India were Mahima Choudhary (17’), Mariana Kujur (20’, 22’), Deepika Soreng (23’, 25’), Mumtaz Khan (27’), and Ajmina Kujur (29’). Meanwhile, Jacqueline Sumfest (4’, 18’) and Captain Linnea Gonzales (14’) got on the scoresheet for the United States. 

India women’s hockey team make sensational comeback

Despite Jacqueline Sumfest and USA getting an early breakthrough and a rock solid defence, India managed to outfox their rivals in a clinical fashion.

The Indian onslaught continued as Mumtaz Khan deflected a scorching pass from Jyoti Chhatri into the goal to further extend India’s lead. With a minute left in the contest, Ajmina intercepted the ball right in front of the goal and scored the seventh goal for India with an easy push. 

The Indian Women’s Hockey Team won their first match in Pool C against Poland by 5-4. They will face Namibia next on January 25, 2024, at 14:30 hrs.

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