HOJAI: Assam Hockey team lifted the 8th National Sub-Junior Champs trophy showing an astounding performance to beat Rajasthan by 3-2 in the final match in Hojai Stadium on Sunday. Initially, Rajasthan pulled huge praise scoring 2 goals where Shivam scored the first one at 22nd minute and Romit Pal did the second one at 31th minute leaving their Assam counterpart high and dry.
Then the entre picture got reversed in the second half of the match. The home team took a serious form when Manish Sahani posted the first goal at 39th minute. He did it again at 57th minute again. The third one goal on behalf of Assam came from Abdula Khan at 69th minute. In his address, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said his Government was committed to give sports a huge thrust. He said, "If any player from Assam wins at any International game, he will be awarded with a cash prize of 1 Crore and a government Job."he added.