Chandigarh, 04 Jul 2011 : Maintenance Command(MC) lifted the title of Air Force Hockey Championship 2011-12 played here today at 3 BRD beating Air HQ 5-2 Goal in an excited match . Jagroop at 11 mints converted a penalty corner for MC , Sanjay , man of the final match then scored a brilliant field goal to give his team 2-0 lead .Thapa converted another penalty corner at 23 mints to make it 3-0 .AHQ reduced the margin by scoring one goal at 35 mints by a field goal .3-1 in favour of MC was the story at Half time .During second half AHQ started well but they could not convert their attacks into goals. However on 9th mints Sgt Prabhakaran converted a penalty corner reducing the margin by 3-2 goals. Jagroop, MC came once again to increase the lead converting a penalty corner at 62 mints followed by a field goal at 65 th mints scored by Alluwahlia made their victory confirmed in this tournament.
Harpreet Singh of AHQ declared most promising player of the tournament while player of the final match taken by Sanjay of MC .
A spectacular March Past was held during closing ceremony, Air Vice Marshall JS Kler , Senior Air Admin Staff Officer Maintenance Command presided over the function . Later Air Marshall Kler gave away the prizes to the winning team and individual players . Air Force Hockey team was selected and declared during the closing ceremony . The team will have practice station at 3 BRD for forth coming inter services Hockey Championship to be played at same venue during October this year.