32 teams for junior women's national hockey
The fourth Hockey India (HI) Junior Women's National Championship will commence here Wednesday with 32 teams in the fray.
The tournament, which will be played on a league-cum-knockout basis, will see two new teams Hockey Gangpur-Odisha and Vidarbha Hockey Association.
The event, which concludes March 23, will be played in two phases -- Division A and B. There will be 16 teams competing in each of the two divisions. Division B matches will be played from March 5-13, followed by Division A from March 15-23.
In Division A, defending champions Haryana are placed in Pool A with Tamil Nadu, Sports Authority of India and Rajasthan while runners-up of the previous edition Madhya Pradesh are in Pool B with Delhi, Karnataka and Bhopal.
(Posted on 04-03-2014)