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Indian girls beat Korea
July 12, 2006 18:42 IST
India defeated Korea 1-0 in their first outing in the four-nation junior hockey tournament that began in Gifu, Japan, on Wednesday.
Vinita Xess, after receiving a pass from Harpreet, scored India's lone goal through an indirect penalty-corner conversion.
On Thursday, India meet Malaysia and then take on hosts Japan on July 15.
The final as well as the third-place play-off matches will be on July 16.
An 18-member junior Indian team is taking part in the tournament. G S Bhangu and Lal Ram Pari are accompanying the team as coaches.