Hosts Manipur crush Kerala 9-0 in tourney opener

Imphal, May 11
The hosts Manipur Hockey kickstarted the 12th Hockey India Sub Junior Women National Championship 2022 with a comprehensive 9-0 win over Kerala Hockey on the opening day here on Wednesday.
Tanu Shorensangbam (14', 18', 24') starred with a hat-trick, while Kangabam Sarmila Devi (30', 35') netted twice as the home side registered a comprehensive win in the first and only match of the day. Laishram Ritu Devi (33'), Captain Daina Ningombam Devi (34'), Keisam Eleena Devi (47') and Thokchom Dainali Devi (55') also contributed a goal each to help Manipur Hockey bag three crucial points in the first Pool B fixture.       Courtesy-Hockey India