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Signals, PSB, CRPF and Eastern Railway win

Faridkot, Sep 20 (UNI) In the four matches played today on the second day of the 17th All India Baba Farid Gold Cup Hockey Tournament here, Corps of Signals (Delhi), Punjab and Sind Bank academy (Jalandhar), CRPF (New Delhi) and Eastern Railway, (Calcutta) emerged victorious.

While Corps of signals (Delhi), outplayed Jammu and Kashmir Police 6-0, Punjab and Sind Bank academy (Jalandhar) defeated CHARKHAD Hockey club (Ludhiana) by 2-1 goals in a well contested match, CRPF (New Delhi) defeated Ropar hawks by 1-0 and Eastern Railways, (Calcutta) beat India Air Force, (New Delhi) 5-3.

Meanwhile,a 23 -member Pakistan Hockey Team arrived here this evening to participate in the tournament.

A warm reception was accorded to the team, consisting of 18 players lead by Amman Ullah Khan and accompanied by 5 officials and coaches.

The team immediately went to Gurdwara Tilla Baba Farid to pay their obesiance.

The Pakistan team will play its first match tomorrow against Eastern Railways Calcutta.


Story first published: Saturday, September 20, 2008, 20:35 [IST]
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