Hockey: Goa eves impress despite loss to Punjab


Goa fought well despite going down 2-0 to Punjab in the women’s U-20 National Championships organized by the Indian Hockey Federation at Hyderabad on Thursday.
Punjab, one of the strongest teams, scored a goal in each half. In spite of the loss, Goan girls earned the praise as they impressed in their trapping skills while captain Manjita Mathkar valiantly marshalled the Goan team. [NT]