Chandigarh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha have entered the semifinals of the Hockey India Junior Males’s Nationwide Championship with wins over their respective fighters right here. Within the first quarter-final fit on Wednesday, Chandigarh edged out Punjab 3-2. After Sumit (8′) gave Chandigarh an early lead, Simranjot Singh (22′) levelled the rating for Punjab in the second one quarter.
Rohit (44′) put Chandigarh in entrance once more, simplest to be pegged again by means of Rajinder Singh’s equaliser within the forty fifth minute.
Rohit (51′) then doubled his tally to provide Chandigarh a decisive 3 2 lead, which they held to ebook their position within the semi-final.
Haryana earned a scientific 7-3 victory over house aspect Tamil Nadu as Deepak (4′, 27′, 46′) produced a hat-trick of targets whilst Amandeep (4′, 32′) struck a brace.
Uttar Pradesh trounced Delhi 9-0 with Sharda Nand Tiwari (3′, 12′, 22′, 27′, 51′) main the price with 5 targets.
Odisha emerged a 4-1 winner towards Bihar because of a overdue burst of targets from Amandeep Lakra (38′), Suhant Toppo (44′) and Sudeep Chirmako.
Odisha will tackle Chandigarh whilst Uttar Pradesh will conflict with Haryana within the last-four level suits.