Odisha Police Women Hockey Team Bag Bronze At All India Police Women Hockey Championship

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Police Women Hockey in a spectacular performance won the Bronze Medal by defeating their Maharashtra counterparts 6-0 in the All India Police Women Hockey Championship at Bengaluru today.

Odisha scored 2 field goals and 4 penalty corner goals to win the Bronze.

Odisha’s captain Rashmita Minz (6′, 23′, 37′, 39′) scored four incredible goals to star in the match for her team. Pramita Toppo (38′) and Elin Lakra (56′) too scored in Odisha Police’s fine win.

In the women’s final, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) secured a scintillating 3-1 victory against CRPF Delhi in a match between two equally matched teams.

While it was SSB who opened the scoreboard through Ranjita Minj (15′), CRPF fought back with a goal by Bharti Thakur (34′) to equalize. While the next few minutes remained tense, SSB won back the lead through goals by Maxima Ekka (44′) and Rajni Barla (45′).

They held strong in defence all through the last quarter as they held onto the 3-1 lead till the final hooter.

Taking to Twitter Odisha Police has congratulated the Odisha Women Hockey team for winning the Bronze Medal at the championship.