5th SNBP Hockey: Naval Tata, Haryana Hockey Academy, SAIL Academy, RDC in Quarterfinals
The 5th SNBP All-India Under-16 Boys Hockey Tournament being played in Pune witnessed an upset as 2019 runners-up SGPC Amritsar failed to make it to the quarterfinals after going down by a solitary goal to Nagpur Hockey Academy which meant the latter reached the last eight stage from Pool E.
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Naval Tata Hockey Academy Jamshedpur, who lost in the quarterfinals of the 2019 edition, eased past Mother Teresa High School, Telangana 6-0 to secure their last-eight spot from Pool B.Panchpeer Sports Club Bhiwani’s massive 8-0 win over Mumbai Sports Schools Association was not enough to stop Regional Developmental Centre to progress ahead from Pool D.
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Belkulai CKAC Vidhyapith, West Bengal failed to progress ahead despite their 5-0 win over Hockey Nashik as RK Roy Academy Patna reached the quarterfinals from Pool F.
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Haryana Hockey Academy Sonepat reached the quarterfinals from Pool A while SNBP Academy entered the quarterfinals from Pool G. Raja Karan Academy Karnal sailed into the quarterfinals from Pool H, while 2019 edition semifinalists SAIL Hockey Academy Odisha entered the last-eight stage from Pool C.
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In the quarterfinals on Saturday, Haryana Hockey Academy Sonepat will rub shoulders with Raja Karan Academy Karnal while Naval Tata Hockey Academy Jamshedpur will take on SNBP Academy. SAIL Hockey Academy Odisha will lock horns with RK Roy Academy Patna, while Regional Developmental Centre, Jharkhand face off against Nagpur Hockey Academy.