2016 Men's Junior Hockey World Cup: India display sublime form to beat South Africa 2-1, enter quarterfinals

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 12 December 2016, 11:44 PM
Victorious and jubilant Indian Junior Hockey team (Image Source: Twitter)
Victorious and jubilant Indian Junior Hockey team (Image Source: Twitter)

Indian colts displayed a scintillating game to beat South Africa 2-1 to enter the quarterfinals of the Junior Hockey World Cup.

Harjeet Singh and Manjeet Singh scored one goal each to provide India a highly deserved victory.

Although India dominated most of the first half, South Africa gave tough competition in the second half.

The Indian team displayed huge amount of skill as they topped their group with 3 wins in 3 matches.

Most of the Indian players are in sublime touch and a combination of brilliant attack with solid defence has worked wonders for the team.

At present, the Indian team is top favourite to win the tournament.