After missing out on the title last year, the Kalinga Lancers' skipper is very happy with the way his team performed in the finals against Dabang Mumbai on Sunday.
Moritz Fuerste (30' and 59') and Glenn Turner (18') star in Kalinga Lancers incredible 4-1 victory against Dabang Mumbai. Uttar Pradesh Wizards beat Delhi Waveriders 5-4 in closely fought match to finish third in the Coal India Hockey India League 2017.
Goalkeeper Andrew Charter was incredible at the post to win the shootout for Kalinga Lancers. Aran Zalewski and Lalit Upadhyay scored twice in the penalty shootout to fetch Kalinga Lancers their second successive appearance in the final of the Coal India Hockey India League.
Kalinga Lancers will take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in the first Semi Final, table toppers Dabang Mumbai will battle it out against Delhi Waveriders in the second Semi Final of the Coal India Hockey India League 2017
CRUCIAL GOALS by Rupinder Pal Singh (57’) and Simon Child (59’) in the dying minutes of the match saw Delhi Waveriders get past the dangerous Kalinga Lancers with a 6-4 win here at the Coal India Hockey India League.
DABANG MUMBAI avenged their bitter loss to Kalinga Lancers in their home game with a sensational 5-2 win here today that ensured they earned their top spot on the points table again. Kalinga Lancers are now pushed to the second spot.
KALINGA LANCERS skipper Moritz Fuerste (32' and 33'), Glenn Turner (40') ensure 4-3 win against table toppers Dabang Mumbai.
UTTAR PRADESH WIZARDS were unstoppable as they scored a sensational 10-0 win against Kalinga Lancers denying the hosts an opportunity to top the points table again.
RANCHI RAYS earned their first victory in front of an animated home crowd who turned up in large numbers to support their team and they were not disappointed.
The Chief Coach of Indian senior men’s team believes a good start at this season’s Coal India HIL will set the momentum for a tough calendar year in 2017. Kalinga Lancers will take on home team Ranchi Rays in what promises to be yet another exciting encounter on Thursday.
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