February 22, 2016
Jaypee Punjab Warriors made the ink on 4th Coal India Hockey India League Champion Trophy on their name. The Punjab was reaching finals but was not able to make victory from last two tournaments, but this time they locked the finals and registered victory on their name.
The final score in the end was 6-1 in the favor of Jaypee Piunjab Warriors due to their 3 field goals scored by Armaan Qureshi (4th minute), Matt Gohdes (39th) and Satbir Singh (42nd) for Punjab Warriors while Kalinga Lancers captain Moritz Fuerste was able to score a consolation goal as penalty corner conversion for Kalinga Lancers in the 24th minute.
Kalinga Lancers were locked by Jaypee Punjab Warriors in a very well planned way and not letting them score any goal however Kalinga Lancers captain Moritz Fuerste made a penalty corner conversion but that was nowhere against the 3 field goals made by Punjab players.
Jaypee Punjab Warriors who were crowned Champions of the 4th Coal India Hockey India League walked away with a winners cheque of INR 2.50 Crores along with the winner’s trophy. Honorable Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Mr. Raghubar Das presented the winner’s trophy to Jaypee Punjab Warriors Captain Sardar Singh and Mark Knowles. Kalinga Lancers who finished as the Runner’s up in the 4th Coal India Hockey India League were awarded a cheque of INR 1.25 Crores. The Dhruv Batra Maximum Goals award for the maximum goals scored by an individual of INR 20.00 Lac was awarded by Mr. Leandro Negre, President, FIH to Kalinga Lancers Glenn Turner. The Ponty Chadha Upcoming Player of the Tournament award of INR 20.00 Lac went to Sumit from the Ranchi Rays. The Coal India Player of the Tournament Award of INR 50.00 Lac was awarded to Rupinder Pal Singh from the Delhi Waveriders.
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