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PTI Mumbai
Updated: 11-01-2019 23:28 IST

Khelo football: Goaspoil Manipurs party

Pune, Jan 11 (PTI)Goaspoiled Manipurs partyby

handing them a 1-0 defeat in the boys U-21categorywhile

thegirls from the North-Eastopened their campaign with

thumping wins in the football competition of the Khelo India

Youth Games in Puneon Friday.

Manipur girls proved too strong for their rivals in

boththe U-17 and U-21 categories, defeating Chandigarh 10-1

in the former category and Jharkhand 12-0in the senior event.

In a keen contest, Goa took the lead in the

20thminute throughVeegan, who converted a spot kick.

Manipur threw everything they had atGoa goal but

failed to find the equaliser, allowing the Goans to open their

campaign with the full three points.

In the boys U-17section,Kerala downed Uttar Pradesh

4-2, Maharashtra outplayed Odisha 4-1 with goals from Sufiyan

Faheem Shiekh (3) and Aman Vishal Khanna (1) and in U-21 boys

action Punjab overpowered Karnataka 3-2.

Result: Boys U-21: Goa bt Manipur1-0; Punjab bt

Karnataka 3-2.

Boys U-17: Kerala bt Uttar Pradesh 4-2; Maharashtra bt

Odisha 4-1

Girls U-21:Manipur bt Jharkhand12-0; Maharashtra bt


GirlsU-17: Uttar Pradesh btJharkhand5-0;Manipur


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