Sep 17, 2016

Indian Railways Men Hockey Team Wins MCC Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament For The First Time


Indian Railways Men Hockey Team has won MCC Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2016 for the first time held at Chennai from 1st September - 11th September 2016. In the finals Indian Railways Hockey Team beat Indian Oil Corporation Team by 2 - 1.

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has congratulated Indian Railways Hockey Team for this achievement. Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Communication and Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha and Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain have also commended their achievement.

Before finals Indian Railways Hockey Team defeated the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited Team by 3 - 2 in the semi finals. In the pool matches Indian Railways team played against Army XI, Punjab & Sind Bank, Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Karnataka. After winning three matches against Army XI by 4 - 1 ONGC by 7 - 2 and Karnataka by 8 - 2 Indian Railways Team entered into semi finals.