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Twitter lauds Indian women’s hockey team on maiden Asian Champions Trophy win

India beat China 2-1 with a last-gasp goal in the final to emerge winners for the first time in the Women’s Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament in Singapore on Saturday.

other sports Updated: Nov 05, 2016 19:54 IST
India beat China 2-1 with a last-gasp goal in the final to emerge winners for the first time in the Women’s Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament .
India beat China 2-1 with a last-gasp goal in the final to emerge winners for the first time in the Women’s Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament .(Photo: Hockey India)

India beat China 2-1 with a last-gasp goal in the final to emerge winners for the first time in the Women’s Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament in Singapore on Saturday.

Deep Grace Ekka scored the opener for India in the 13th minute but Zhong Mengling pulled China level in the 44th minute. Deepika scored the winner in the 60th minute as she slammed home a penalty corner rebound to trigger celebrations in the Indian camp.

Twitter was ecstatic after India’s historic victory and here are some of the tweets: