VISAKHAPATNAM: J. Durga Bhavani scored two goals in Visakhapatnam’s 9-0 win over Krishna in pool ‘D’ league match in the AP sub-junior girls hockey championship at the Alwar Das stadium, MVP Colony here on Thursday.

K. Lakshmi, P.D.V. Padma, P. Sai Lakshmi, M. Tarangini, P. Sai Laskhmi, P.V.V. Lakshmi and P. Mamata scored the other goals.

Due to soggy ground condition at the Alwar Das stadium, where the tournament was inaugurated by DIG of Police (Visakha Range) Soumya Misra, and at the DLB ground only this match could be held on the first day.

It was also decided that the top four teams of last year’s championship should play in the league state also.

Earlier, they were seeded directly into the knockout quarterfinals. The 15 teams are divided into four pools for the league stage. — Special Correspondent

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