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Hockey Haryana Wins 14th Senior Women's National Championship

Utkarsh Classes 27-03-2024
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Hockey Haryana beat hosts Hockey Maharashtra in the final to win the 14th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship. The final was played at the  Major Dhyanchand Hockey Stadium in Pimpri, Pune, Maharashtra, on 23 March 2024.

In the final, the two teams were tied at 1-1 at the end of the full-time. In the ensuing penalty shootout, Hockey Haryana defeated Maharashtra 3-0 to win the 14th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship for the third time. Hockey Haryana won the Senior Women's National Championship in 2013 and 2020.

Deepika, the leading goal scorer of the tournament, scored for Haryana and Akshata Abaso Dhekale scored the equaliser for Maharashtra in regulation time. 

Navneet Kaur, Usha and Sonika scored for Hockey Haryana in the penalty shootout, while the Maharashtra team failed to score a single goal.

Hockey Haryana captain Savita saved three goals to lead her team to victory.

Savita is also the captain and goalkeeper of the Indian women’s Hockey team.

14th Senior Women's Hockey Championship 

Hockey India held the 14th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship at the Major Dhyanchand Hockey Stadium Pimpri in Pune, Maharashtra from 13-23 March 2024.

A total of 27 teams participated in the tournament organised by Hockey India. The 27 teams were divided into eight pools. 

The first  Hockey India Senior Women National Championship was held in 2011, and it was won by the Indian Railways team. 

The Indian Railways team has won the  Championship a record 8 times.

The 13th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2023 was won by Hockey Madhya Pradesh.

Hockey India 

HOCKEY INDIA is the sole body which governs and conducts all activities for both men's and women's hockey in India. 

It was formed in 2009, replacing the Indian Hockey Federation.

The Hockey India ,recognised by  government of India and is affiliated with the International Hockey Federation (FIH), the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), and the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF).

President of Hockey India: Dileep Tirkey

Headquarters: New Delhi 

FAQ

Answer: Hockey Haryana defeated Hockey Maharashtra.

Answer: Major Dhyanchand Hockey Stadium Pimpri, Pune, Maharashtra

Answer: Savita. She is the captain and also the goalkeeper of the Indian women's Hockey team.

Answer: Dileep Tirkey

Answer: Hockey Madhya Pradesh.
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