Indian registers comfortable 6-0 win over Japan


    Tauranga (New Zealand), Jan 17 : The Indian Men’s Hockey Team were off to a winning start in the double-leg Four Nations Invitational Tournament after they notched up a comfortable 6-0 win over Japan at the Blake Park on Wednesday.

    It was Rupinder Pal Singh (7′), Vivek Sagar Prasad (12′, 28′), Dilpreet Singh (35′, 45′) and Harmanpreet Singh (41′) who scored in India’s win.

    India won their first PC of the game in the 7th minute and it was young gun Harmanpreet Singh who stepped up to drag flick. His attempt though was blocked by the Japanese defender on the line,