AG Club wins Chandigarh State Hockey ChampionshipSeptember 10, 2019, Chandigarh
AG Club beat Sri Guru Gobind Singh (SGGS) Hockey Club 4-3 on penalties after the two sides were locked 3-3 at the end of the regulation time to win the Chandigarh Senior State Hockey Championship at the Sector 42 Sports Complex in Chandigarh.
The final started on a fast pace with Sahibjeet putting SGGS Club ahead in the third minute. However, their joy was short lived as AG Club drew level 10 minutes later through Sunil. Gaurav then hit home in the 31st minute to help AG Club gain the lead. SGGS Club had their noses ahead when Jasdeep sounded the wooden plank in the 45th minute, but AG Club drew level when Jagroop successfully converted a penalty corner three minutes later.
With the scores level 3-3, both sides tried hard to gain the advantage in the remaining minutes of the final but failed to breach each others’ defence, forcing the match into the tie-break.
AG Club then held their nerve to beat SGGS Club 4-3 in the shootout to lift the trophy.
ITBP, meanwhile, registered a 3-2 win over CISF to finish third in the tournament. Hockey Chandigarh president and former Punjab DGP Chander Shekhar later gave away the prizes to the winners and officials.