India Women’s win FIH Series Final over Japan

With the help of two goals of Gurjit Kaur, the Indian team won the title of FIH Women’s Series Finals by defeating Japan 3-1. In the semi-finals of the tournament, on Saturday, India defeated Chile Women’s team 4-2, with this India qualified for the Olympic qualifiers. In the final, India scored a 1-0 lead in the penalty corner in the third minute. For India, this goal was made by captain Rani Rampal. Japan then equalized 1-1 through field goals in the 11th minute. It was scored by Kanon Mori for Japan.

There was no goal in the second quarter, but in the last minute of the third quarter, Gurjit Kaur scored a goal for India with a superb drag flick extending the lead to 2-1. India entered the final quarter with a 2-1 lead. Although there were many opportunities for Japanese team in this quarter to equalise the score, but they could not afford to redeem them. India, however, scored a penalty corner in the 60th minute and ensured India’s victory with a gap of 3-1.

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