Rourkela, Nov 6:
Sundargarh district emerged champion in the Inter District School Hockey Tournament that concluded at Panposh Sports Hostel here on Wednesday.
Sundargarh bagged the champion’s trophy in the Under-17 and Under-14 boys and girls events while Sambalpur District claimed the runners-up trophy.
Sundargarh defeated Sambalpur 6-1 in the U-17 boys’ final and 11-0 in U-17 girls final.
In the U-14 boys and girls events, Sundargarh thrashed Sambalpur by 10-0 and 7-0 goals respectively.
Among others, Assistant Director, Sports and Youth Affairs, P Mangaraj and District Education Officer HK Kandi were present at the prize giving ceremony.
On the occasion, the state U-17 and U-14 (both boys and girls) teams were announced.
The state teams would participate in the National U-17 Championship to be held at Bhatinda in Punjab from November 28 to December 3 and National U-14 Hockey Championship at Ranchi from December 8 to 13.