Indian Railways stage stunning comeback to win Murugappa Gold Cup 2016




Chennai, 11 September 2016: Indian Railways edged out Indian Oil Corporation 2-1 in a hard fought final match of the 90th Murugappa Gold Cup in Chennai today.

Indian Railways stage stunning comeback to win Murugappa Gold Cup 2016

Indian Railways stage stunning comeback to win Murugappa Gold Cup 2016

IOC opened the scoring via a PC conversion by Olympian and Arjuna Award winner VR Raghunath in the 12th minute. It took till the 42nd  minute of the match for Railways to find an equaliser and it came via the stick of Malak Singh. In the 60th minute of the match, with the game tensely poised, JP Kush found the board to give Railways the lead, one they held on strongly, breaking IOC’s three-year hold on the trophy.

Malak Singh was named the Man of the Match. Other individual awards were also given to various top performers across the tournament. Indian Railways swept those too with Affan Yousuf (Best Forward), Amit Rohidas (Best Defender) and Jugraj Singh (Best Goalkeeper) winning individual tournament awards. Joshua Bendici Wesley of the Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu was named the Most Promising Player of the Tournament.

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