Jammu: Punjab and Sindh Bank (PSB)and Punjab Police (PP) Friday sailed into the finals of 4th All India Police Martyrs’ Memorial Hockey Tournament-2015 played here at KK Hakhu Astro turf stadium.
In the semi finals played today, Punjab and Sindh Bank defeated Indian Air Force while Punjab Police outplayed New Gurdaspur Club.The final of the tournament will be played today
The first semi final of the day was played between Indian Air Force and Punjab and Sindh Bank, in which the later emerged winner by 9-7. The match was decided through penalty shootout as both the teams scored four goals each till the end of second round. During penalty shootout P&S Bank sounded the board five times while the opponent team of India Air Force was able to net the ball only three times to be the losers.
Deputy Commissioner Jammu, A K Sahu, who was the chief guest on the occasion, handed over the Man of the Match award to Harvant Singh of Indian Air Force for his excellent display of talent during the match.
In another semi final match, Punjab Police trounced New Gurdaspur club 10-0. Harinder Singh remained leading goal scorer of the match with three goals. He was adjudged Man of the match. The award was presented to him by IGP Jammu Zone, Rajesh Kumar, who was the chief guest on the occasion. Satvinder Singh and Amit Sandu scored two goals each while Jasbinder Singh, Vikramjeet Singh and Simarjeet Cahal scored a goal each to enter finals of the tournament.
Today, Punjab Police and Punjab and Sindh Bank will clash for the title of the tournament in the evening while Indian Air Force and New Gurdaspur club will lock horns for the third place in the tournament during pre lunch session.