HIL 2017: Harmanpreet Singh heroics helps Dabang Mumbai to earn first win

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Mumbai : It was Uttar Pradesh Wizards evening in Mumbai until, Robbert Kemperman stepped in to snatch first win for Dabang Mumbai in the 60th minute of the game in a nail-biting encounter.  

Junior World Cup hero Harmanpreet Singh’s stellar double goal in the 24th and 32nd minute was a key feature in Dabang Mumbai’s 4-3 win.

UP Wizards drew the first blood with 29-year-old Edward Ockenden scoring in the first quarter. Then it was Agustin Mazzilli in the 12th minute to give Uttar Pradesh Wizards an early 2-0 lead.

Later though, Junior World Cup hero Harmanpreet Singh was inch perfect when he made up for his gaffe in the first quarter by converting a penalty corner in the 24th minute.

 Singh’s double goal helped Dabang Mumbai equalize 2-2, thus putting pressure on the visitors. 


Dabang Mumbai’s incredible ability to hold their nerves and come back into the game in the final moments yet again. It was Robbert Kemperman who struck a splendid field goal with a fine assist by Gurmail Singh to snatch the win from Uttar Pradesh Wizards with the score reading 4-3.