Hockey Odisha crashed out of the 7th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship (Division-A), losing to Hockey Madhya Pradesh 0-2 in the quarterfinals at Rohtak in Haryana today. Hockey Odisha earlier made it to the last-eight state, beating Hockey Bhopal 1-0 in their fourth and last Pool-D match two days ago. Earlier they beat Maharashtra 1-0 and drew with Haryana 0-0. Hockey Odisha got walk-over against Dadra & Nagar Haveli, who forfeited the match.
Meanwhile, Hockey Gangpur-Odisha bowed out of the championship from the league stage, winning one game against Hockey Karnataka and losing two against Indian Universities and Railways. In another match, Hockey Gangpur-Odisha got walk-over against SAI.
April 20: Hockey Odisha beat Hockey Maharashtra 1-0.
April 20: Hockey Gangpur-Odisha lost to Association of Indian Universities 2-5.
April 21: Hockey Gangpur-Odisha (Janhabi Pradhan 22, 27; Rinki Kujur 51, 52) beat Hockey Karnataka 4-3.
April 22: Hockey Odisha drew with Hockey Haryana 0-0.
April 23: Hockey Odisha beat Dadra & Nagar Haveli Hockey Association 5-0 (Forfeited).
April 24: Hockey Gangpur-Odisha beat Sports Authority of India 5-0 (Forfeited).
April 25: Hockey Odisha (Elina Minz FG) beat Hockey Bhopal 1-0.
April 25: Hockey Gangpur-Odisha lost to Railway Sports Promotion Board 2-7.
April 27 (QF): Hockey Odisha lost to Hockey Madhya Pradesh (Ritu Singh 14-PC, R Ramngaihzuali 16-FG) 0-2.
HOCKEY ODISHA: Arti Reshma Toppo (GK), Rosalia Lakra (GK), Swayam Sudha Sahu, Rashmita Minz (Capt), Ashmita Barla, Manju Lakra, Jira Ekka, Priyanka Ekka, Elice Ekka, Ajmina Kujur, Resma Lakra, Pritimala Dung Dung, Elima Minz, Asim Kanchan Barla, Mariana Kujur, Sangeeta Rose Kullu, Elin Lakra, Dipti Lakra, Reema Tirkey. Coach: Pradeep Kumar Sarangi.
HOCKEY GANGPUR-ODISHA: Madhuri Kindo (GK), Philicia Toppo, Premanjali Toppo, Jiwan Kishori Toppo, Namrata Jasmin Bara, Sushanti Minz, Rinki Kujur (Capt), Binita Kujur, Janhabi Pradhan, Rojita Kujur, Laxmi Ekka, Rahil Tirkey, Jyoti Chhatri, Sunita Xaxa, Mukta Jojo, Manisha Oram, Sainaz Khatun (GK), Rajkumari Ekka. Manager: Kusum Kanti Barla; Coach: Florencia Ekka.