Pune: SNBP Academy Eves Delight Home Crowd

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Pune, 13th November 2021: Hosts SNBP Academy eves opened their campaign with a narrow win over Hockey Solapur in the opening match of the 3rd SNBP Women’s State-level Women’s Championship at the Dr. Dashrath Hockey Stadium, Chikali-Pune, here on Saturday.


Playing on their own ground and home crowd, SNBP Academy delighted all when Jiya Singh (22nd) scored to give her side the lead. Pragati Jedge (36th) made it 2-0 to put SNBP Academy in the driver’s seat.


Solapur pulled one back through Santoshi Gadekar (37th) to sign off the match.


In other matches, Maharashtra XI downed Satara 8-0 to register the highest win of the day. The win was powered by a four-goal effort by Sukanya Dhawre (10th, 12th, 22nd, 38th), a brace by Manashri Shedge (17th, 40th) and a goal each by Utkarsha Kale (21st) and Kirti Dhepe (39th) completed the tally.


Khelo India Centre, Kolhapur fought off the stiff challenge from Pune XI via the shoot-out after both played out a 1-1 draw at the end of full time.


Pune XI took the lead when Durga Shinde (10th) scored, before Krushna Mane (27th) equalised for Kolhapur (1-1). In the shoot-out, Poonam Garad, Shefali Patil, Tejaswani Kharade, Sanika Mane netted for Kolhapur, while Samruddhi Zujam, Diksha Avghade scored for Pune XI.


Later, Nashik Academy pushed aside Jalgaon Hockey Academy 4-0 with Sakshi Pagar (21st), Sanchi Gangurde (25th), Deepali Patil (27th) and Nazia Khan (32nd) scored.


Earlier, the tournament was inaugurated by Dr. Vrishali Bhosale, President SNBP Group of Institute and Adv, Rutuja Bhosale, Director SNBP Group also present was Dr. DK Bhosale, Chairman SNBP Group and Guest of Honour, Santosh Barne, Social Worker, Director Silver Fitness Group and Chairman Maharashtra Kick Boxing Association.



SNBP Academy: 2 (Jiya Singh 22nd; Pragati Jedge 36th) bt Hockey Solapur: 1 (Santoshi Gadekar 37th). HT: 0-0


Maharashtra XI: 8 (Sukanya Dhawre 10th, 12th, 22nd, 38th; Manashri Shedge 17th, 40th; Utkarsha Kale 21st; Kirti Dhepe 39th) bt Satara: 0HT: 3-0


Khelo India Centre, Kolhapur: 1(4) (Krushna Mane 27th; Poonam Garad, Shefali Patil, Tejaswani Kharade, Sanika Mane) bt Pune XI: 1(2) (Durga Shinde 10th; Samruddhi Zujam, Diksha Avghade) – via shoot-out



Nashik Academy: 4 (Sakshi Pagar 21st, Sanchi Gangurde 25th, Deepali Patil 27th, Nazia Khan 32nd) bt Jalgaon Hockey Academy: 0.