Sub Junior women's national hockey championship from May 17
Bangalore, May 13 (UNI) 22 states will participate in the 18th Sub Junior Women's Natonal Hockey Championship to be held here from May 17.
The Karnataka State Women's Hockey Association President Radha Murthy told newsmen here today that the nationals was initially allotted to Hassan. But for circusmtances beyond control, the venue had been shifted to Bangalore.
In all 11 States have confirmed their entry for the league cum knockout tournament in which teams have been split into six pools with the topper from each grouy making it to the quarterfinal.
Jharkhand and Haryana have been given direct seeding to Quarterfinal.
In all six matches would be held in a day during the league phase. The quaterfinals would be held on May 20 and 21 and the Semifinals on May 22. The final would be held on May 23, she said.
Former Indian player Kamala Srinivasan would be the tournament Director and Mr S S Walia will be the Umpires' manager. The tournament would be supervised by qualified umpires and technical officials, she said Following are the groupings: Pool A: Pepsu, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh Pool B: Orissa, A P, Mizoram Pool C: Chandigarh, Bhopal, Kerala Pool D: Manipur, Karanataka, Maharashtra Pool E: Delhi, Gujarat West Bengal Pool F: Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Bombay.
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