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KGS Hockey Academy Triumphs Over SM Nagar Hockey in Tiruvallur Premier League with a Score of 4:2

The highly anticipated match between KGS Hockey Academy and SM Nagar Hockey in the Tiruvallur Premier League Hockey took place today, and it was a game to remember. Despite the unexpected rain delay, the stands were packed with excited fans eagerly anticipating the showdown.

From the first whistle, the game was fast-paced and intense. SM Nagar Hockey had a well-balanced team, featuring a mix of experienced midfielders like Prabakaran, Gopi, Raja, and Vijay, as well as young and agile forwards and fullbacks. Meanwhile, KGS Hockey Academy, coached by Olympian Thirumalvalavan, looked sharp and focused in their vibrant red uniforms.

SM Nagar Hockey was quick to take the lead, with Karthik scoring a spectacular tomahawk goal in the 13th minute. However, KGS Hockey Academy was unfazed and continued to push forward, eventually scoring the equalizer just before halftime through Veerathamilan's skillful strike.

In the second half, KGS Hockey Academy picked up the pace and soon took the lead, thanks to a fantastic drag-flick goal from their young player Anand in the 36th minute. Anand's impressive performance has made him a top contender in the Drag-flick King contest as well.

KGS Hockey Academy continued to dominate the game, with Veerathamilan scoring his second goal in the 41st minute and Saravanakumar adding another field goal in the 54th minute. Despite the constant pressure from SM Nagar Hockey's forwards, KGS Hockey Academy managed to missile SMN's goalie Shyam, who was undoubtedly the man of the match for his splendid saves.

Veteran Prabakaran produced some marvelous assists to the firing SMN forwards, Toshal utilized one of the opportunities and bombed the board in the 56th minute.

After the match, SM Nagar Hockey Manager Ashok Kumar acknowledged KGS Hockey Academy's excellent performance, saying, "KGS played a great game today, and we couldn't match their energy and skill. We'll work on our weaknesses and come back stronger next time."

Meanwhile, KGS Hockey Academy's coach, Olympian Thirumalvalavan, praised his team's performance, saying, "We had a slow start, but we picked up pace in the second half. I am proud of my team and their effort."

The fans were also ecstatic, with Saranya saying, "It was an incredible game! Both teams played their hearts out, and it was thrilling to watch." Dhisanth added, "KGS Hockey Academy's players were unstoppable today, and they deserved the win."

Overall, it was an unforgettable match that showcased the best of hockey. We can't wait for the next game to see what these talented teams have in store for us. Officials for the game:

Umpires: Mr Navin & Mr Ashok

Scoring Judge: Mr Pravin

Technical Officer: Mr Meenakshi Sundaram

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