Kanwarji Constructions 49th Nehru Junior Boys Hockey Tourney Cancelled Owing to Covid-19

The Kanwarji Constructions 49th Nehru Junior Boys Hockey Tournament that was played at the Shivaji Stadium, New Delhi has been cancelled owing to Covid-19 concerns. Twelve matches were conducted during which as many as 185 goals were scored. Rain of goals were witnesses with five games seeing teams beating the opposition in excess of 20 goals. The biggest winning margin was racked up by Roundglass Punjab Hockey Club Academy who drubbed Thakur Pyarelal Singh Higher Secondary School Rajnandgaon 26-1.

Many promising junior boys teams such as Surjit Hockey Academy, Jallandhar, Odisha Naval Tata Hockey Academy, Guru Gobind Singh Sports College Lucknow and Round glass Punjab Hockey Club Academy featured in the tournament.