Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh won in the semi-finals of the 12th HI Sub Junior Men National Championship.

Hockey Jharkhand defeated Odisha Hockey Association 3-1 in the shootout . Uttar Pradesh Hockey defeated Haryana Hockey in the second Semi-Finale .

Goa, India, May 14: After defeating Uttar Pradesh Hockey in the 12th Hockey India Sub Junior Men National Championship 2022, Hockey Jharkhand will meet Uttar Pradesh Hockey in the final on Saturday.Though the first semi-final was a close affair, the second was a one-sided affair.In the first Semi-Finale, Hockey Jharkhand defeated Odisha Hockey Association 3-1 in the shootout after the scores were tied 1-1 at the end of the regulation 60 minutes.Sanjit Tirkey (38) gave the Association of Odisha the lead, but it was short-lived until Abhishek Tigga (39) equalized for the winning team a minute later.

Later in the day, Uttar Pradesh Hockey defeated Haryana Hockey in the second Semi-Finale.Captain Manoj Yadav (13, 14, 34, 36) scored four goals, while Ajeet Yadav (26, 49) and Mohd Zaid Khan (37, 55) scored a brace each to help Uttar Pradesh Hockey advance to the final of the tournament.The 3rd4th Place Match between the Hockey Association of Odisha and Hockey Haryana will begin at 0700 hrs IST, while the Final between Hockey Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh Hockey will be held on Sunday.