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Hockey News: Indian women's hockey team beat hosts Japan in Olympics Test event

The Indian Women’s Hockey team on Saturday started their campaign at the Olympic Test Event with a resilient 2-1 victory over hosts Japan here at the Oi Hockey Stadium. It was India who took an early lead through their Penalty Corner specialist, Gurjit Kaur, in the 9th minute, but the hosts equalized in the 16th minute as Aki Mitsuhashi scored a field goal. However, it was Gurjit Kaur who stepped up again in the 35th minute to convert yet another Penalty Corner which turned out to be the decisive goal in the match.

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  • Released : 18-Aug-2019

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