Jamshedpur, Oct. 29: Long Products was crowned the Champion of the Inter-Divisional (ID) Hockey Championship after they defeat West Bokaro by 3-0 in final on Wednesday. Benjamin Hembram, Rajesh Dang and Tilak Ram scored a goal each for Long Products.
In the match for the 3rd place, FAMD Sukinda beat Flat Products by 3-2 via tie-breaker. Rajesh Dang of Long Products was awarded with Best Player Trophy. M. Barla and Manjit Singh were the referees and conducted all the matches of the championship.
Vinit Kumar Shah, Chief, (New Bar Mill) was the Chief Guest for the final of the tournament and distributed the prizes to the winners along with Charles Borromeo, Head, Sports, Tata Steel. Rajiv Seth, Senior Manager, Sports, and N B Singh, member, Sports Advisory Committee, were present. Unit representatives, Tilak Ram, J Behera, R K Mishra, M K Jha, Dukhiya Majhi, Gautam Acharjee, Mr. R R Singh, Mr. T V Rao, Hassan Imam and Sebastian Ekka were present on the occasion.
Avinash Kumar with the support of Hassan Imam, Firoze Khan, Ms. Punam Kumari, Renu Bhaduriya, V Goswami, G Kashi, Tiwary and Ravi Barua and his team conducted the championship successfully.
The Sports Department of Tata Steel conducted the Inter-Divisional Hockey Championship from October 26-28 at Archery Ground of JRD Tata Sports Complex.
This was the sixth event of Inter-Divisional Championship of 2015 – 2016 Season. Out of 11 units, 8 units had participated in the championship, including West Bokaro, Shared Services, CSI, Long Product, Flat Product, General Offices, OMQ, and FAMD.