Karnataka beat Indian Air Force 2-1 in Bangalore Cup hockey

In another Pool A match, Indian Navy inched closer to a semifinal berth with a formidable 4-1 win over All India Customs.

Published: 12th August 2019 07:51 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th August 2019 07:51 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

BENGALURU: Karnataka eked out a close 2-1 win over Indian Air Force, Delhi at the ongoing Dolo-650 Bangalore Cup All India Hockey Tournament (Men) here on Monday.

With another match to be played in Pool B against Army XI on Wednesday, Karnataka have strengthened their position in the pool B table with four points following a draw and a win in the tournament so far.

In another Pool A match, Indian Navy inched closer to a semifinal berth with a formidable 4-1 win over All India Customs.

Karnataka captain Nikkin Thimmaiah led from the front by scoring a sensational field goal, Somaiah KP doubled the home team's lead in the 16th minute.

IAF scored a consolation goal in the 58th minute through Anand Lakra.

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