Bihar beat Odisha 5-3, win E Zone Sub-Jr Hockey

Patna: Bihar lifted the East Zone Sub-junior Hockey championship trouncing Odisha 5-3 here at the Dungdung Stadium in the Regimental Centre ground, Danapur on Thursday.

The visitors took an early 2-0 lead within 12- minutes with Odisha skiper Sumit Toppo scoring both the goals. But Bihar soon recovered and restored parity.

Bihar went on a scoring spree in the second half pumping 3 more. Odisha reduced the margin with another goal before the end.

Anup Minz (2), Naveen Minz, Manoj Harenz and Manual Harenz contributed for the hosts.