India clinch Hockey Junior World Cup

Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) Home favourites India produced a clinical performance to outclass maiden finalists Belgium 2-1 and clinched their second Hockey Junior World Cup title here on Sunday.

Gurjant Singh (eighth minute) and Simranjeet Singh (22nd) scored the two goals for India, who had won their previous title in 2001.

Belgium scored their goal at the death via Fabrice van Bockrijck at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here.

–IANS

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