FIH Pro League 2023-24: India beats Ireland 4-0, ends Rourkela leg on a high

Harmanpreet Singh-led side, currently third with 15 points from eight games, will resume its Pro League campaign in Antwerp and London in the months of May and June.

Published : Feb 25, 2024 21:23 IST , CHENNAI - 1 MIN READ

FILE PHOTO: India’s Akashdeep Singh.
FILE PHOTO: India’s Akashdeep Singh. | Photo Credit: BISWARANJAN ROUT/The Hindu

FILE PHOTO: India’s Akashdeep Singh. | Photo Credit: BISWARANJAN ROUT/The Hindu

Indian men’s hockey team beat Ireland 4-0 at the Birsa Munda International Stadium on Sunday to finish the Rourkela leg of the FIH Pro League 2023-24 on a high.

Goals from Nilakanta Sharma (14th minute), Akashdeep Singh (15th minute), Gurjant Singh (38th minute) and Jugraj Singh (60th minute) sealed a comfortable win for coach Craig Fulton’s men.

India dominated the match and led 2-0 half time.

The Indian team is currently placed at the third spot with 15 points from eight matches, with five wins (three outright and two shootout) and three losses (one outright and two shootout).

The Netherlands and Australia are above India with 26 and 20 points respectively.

The Harmanpreet Singh-led side will continue their FIH Pro League campaign in the European leg in May-June.

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