Indian women emerge winners in FIH Series Finals

The Indian women eked out a 3-1 win over Asian Games champions Japan at the Hiroshima Hockey Stadium. Hockey India

Hiroshima: India clinched the women's FIH Series Finals hockey tournament by beating hosts Japan 3-1 in the summit clash here on Sunday.

The Indian women eked out a win over the Asian Games champions at the Hiroshima Hockey Stadium.

Captain Rani Rampal gave India the lead in the third minute before drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur struck twice (45th and 60th minutes) late in the match to set up the win.

Kanon Mori scored the lone goal for Japan in the 11th minute.

The Indian women's team had already secured its place in the final round of the 2020 Olympics qualifiers after entering the final of this tournament. 

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