RSPB to face Indian Oil in final of Senior Women Inter-Department National Championship
RSPB displayed their dominance in the first semifinal by overwhelming Sashastra Seema Bal with a commanding 5-0 victory to confirm their place in the final. The Indian Oil defeated SAI in the other semifinal
The stage is set for an exciting showdown as the seasoned Indian player Vandana Katariya leads the Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) into a face-off against the star-studded Indian Oil Corporation, captained by Udita, in the final of the 3rd Hockey India Senior Women Inter-Department National Championship at the Shivaji Stadium in New Delhi.
The much-anticipated clash will take place on Tuesday.
RSPB displayed their dominance in the first semifinal by overwhelming Sashastra Seema Bal with a commanding 5-0 victory to confirm their place in the final. The dynamic Indian drag-flicker, Gurjit Kaur, set the tone with an early goal (5’) from a Penalty Corner.
Captain Vandana Katariya showcased her prowess with a brilliant field goal (11’), doubling the lead for her side.The goal-scoring spree continued with Navneet Kaur (37’), Preeti Dubey (45’) and Sangita Kumari (59’) contributing to the comprehensive triumph.
In the other semifinal clash, Indian Oil Corporation secured a convincing 3-0 win over Sports Authority of India. Sharmila Devi (22’) initiated the scoring through a Penalty Corner, followed by Jyoti (47’) who extended the lead with another PC goal. Deepika (56’) sealed the victory with a fine field goal, ensuring Indian Oil Corporation’s berth in the Final.
Match line-up for Tuesday:
Final: Railway Sports Promotion Board vs Indian Oil Corporation at 11:00 AM
3rd/4th Place match: Sashastra Seema Bal vs Sports Authority of India at 9:00 AM.