Mamata congratulates Indian Colts hockey team, ATK

Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday took to Twitter to congratulate the Indian colts for winning the junior World Cup crown.

“Congratulations Team India #JuniorHockeyWorldCup champions. So proud of you all. Jai Hind,” Banerjee said on her Twitter handle.

Home favourites India produced a clinical performance on Sunday to outclass maiden finalists Belgium 2-1 in Lucknow and clinch their second Hockey Junior World Cup title after a 15-year-gap.

In another tweet, Banerjee congratulated Atletico de Kolkata for winning the ISL title for the second time in three years.

“Congratulations @atletidekolkata. Well done for winning a second time. Best wishes to all participating teams,” she said.

ATK pipped Kerala Blasters 4-3 (1-1) on penalty shootout in an excruciating final in Kochi.

–IANS

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