CHANDIGARH, OCT 1 : Indo-Tibetan Border Police and Chandigarh XI began their campaign with hard-fought victories on the opening day of the 11th Olympian Dharam Singh Memorial Hockey Tournament at the Shivalik Public School Six-A-Side Astroturf Ground in Mohali today.
In the inaugural match ITBP defeated Ratwara Sahib Academy by 13-12 the tie-breaker session..
In the second match Chandigarh XI defeated Indian Air Force, Chandigarh by 11-10.
Amritpal ( 4th and 19th), Dhiman ( 11th and 12th),Gaurav Tokhi (13th 14th , 23rd and 28th), Mukul (18th and 27th) and.Baljot (29th) were the goal-getters for Chandigarh XI..
The scorers for IAF were Parbhakar, Devinder, Ravinder and Balbir.
Mr Tejinder Pal Singh Sidhu, Deputy Commissioner,Mohali inaugurated the Tournament.
Tomorrow RCF, Kapurthala will face 3 BRD,Chandigarh (3.30 pm) and Punjab Police are pitted against PSPCL (4.30 p.m).