New Delhi, January 30 :  Putting behind their shock defeat against Egypt ,India  trounced  Jamacia 13-0   In their third and final Pool B match to qualify for the quarterfinals of the FIH Hockey5s Men’s World Cup Oman Muscat,  on Monday.

India was on the offensive from the very start , with Maninder Singh   scoring two quick goals through precision shots. The early momentum continued as Uttam Singh (5’) and Manjeet (5) also contributed with one goal each, propelling India to a commanding 4-0 lead within the first six minutes of the game.

Despite establishing a substantial lead, India maintained relentless pressure on Jamaica's defense with persistent attacks. Pawan Rajbhar (9’) and Gurjot Singh (14’) capitalized on these opportunities, adding to India's goal tally, and the team entered the halftime break with an impressive 6-0 lead.

The second half mirrored the first, as India focused on ball possession and maintained an aggressive offensive strategy. This approach proved effective as Mohammed Raheel (16’, 27’), Mandeep Mor (23’, 27’), Manjeet (24’), and Maninder Singh (28’, 29’) collectively scored numerous goals, securing India's dominant 13-0 win.

Earlier India opened  their campaign with a superb 9-1 victory against Switzerland, but lost 6-8 to Egypt in their  second Pool B encounters 

India's match against Switzerland commenced with both teams aggressively attacking from the start. After numerous close attempts by both sides, Mohammed Raheel (6')  broke the deadlock with a powerful shot, putting his team in the lead. Shortly after, Mandeep Mor (11') doubled India's advantage by finding the back of the net. Raheel (12') then scored his second goal, . Just before halftime, Mor (15') scored again, making it 4-0 in favour of India.

In the second half, India shifted focus to ball possession to thwart Switzerland's comeback attempts while maintaining an intense offensive strategy. The tactic proved successful as Maninder Singh scored four quick goals., Raheel  completed his hat-trick, further extending India's lead.

 Switzerland managed to pull one back through Captain Gael Wyss-Chodat (24'). However, it didn’t make much of a difference as the match 


In their second Pool B match , India went down 6-8 against Egypt in a thrilling encounter. India took an early lead in the match courtesy of a solid field goal by Pawan Rajbhar (3’), but Egypt quickly bounced back in the game as Hossameldin Ragab (5’, 9’) netted two goals, while Ahmed Elganaini (7’) and Amr Sayed (12’) also scored a goal each to put their team ahead.

With the scoreline not in their favour, India increased their frequency of attacks, following which Mohammed Raheel (14’) scored a Challenge Goal to reduce India’s deficit. However, Ahmed Elnaggar (15’, 19’) scored a brace, while Amr Sayed (18’) and Ahmed Elganaini (25’) netted their second goals of the match to extend Egypt’s lead.

Meanwhile, for India, Pawan Rajbhar (21’, 29’) netted two more goals to complete his hat-trick, while Uttam Singh (25’), and Manjeet (30’) also scored a goal each, but that didn’t help India’s cause as Egypt won the match 8-6.

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