Chandigarh, May 16 -- Namdhari XI defeated Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu 4-2 in the 9th Hockey India Sub-Junior Men National (A Division) Championship at Raipur in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday.

In other matches Hockey Maharashtra beat Hockey Karnataka 5-1, while Sports Authority of India edged past Hockey Gangpur-Odisha 3-2.

Hockey Bihar drubbed Assam Hockey 8-2 while Hockey Jharkhand beat Manipur Hockey 3-0.

Goals for Namdhari XI were scored by Anil (40th, 47th minutes), Hardeep Singh (5th minute) and Akashdeep Singh (58th minute), while Sathish B (44th minute) and Alagu M Sundaram (54th minute) reduced the margin for Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu.

Hockey Patiala beat Chhattisgarh Hockey 9-1 in the opening match of the women subjunior (B Division...