Bengaluru: The 1st Hockey India Senior Men Inter-Department National Championship 2021 got off to a rollicking start with some intense matches being played out on Saturday here at the Field Marshal KM Cariappa Hockey Stadium.
In the first match of the day, Comptroller & Auditor General of India marched to a strong 3-0 win against Food Corporation of India in their Pool C encounter. Dominating the proceedings right from the first hooter, Comptroller & Auditor General of India established good lead in the second quarter with Chandan Singh showing fine form to score back-to-back goals through fine penalty corner conversions in the 18th and 19th minute. With a comfortable 2-0 lead, they succeeded in putting pressure on the Food Corporation of India early in the match. In the 57th minute, they scored the third goal through Mohd. Naeemuddin to end the match on a winning note.