Punjab and Goa chalked out contrasting victories over their rivals in Pool B to qualify for the semifinals in the boys under-21 football competition of the Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG) here on Sunday.
Punjab captain Parmeet Jutty (27th minute) and Vikrant Singh (28th) helped their team overpower Manipur 2-0 while Goa downed Karnataka 1-0 to record their second successive victories and with six points each assured themselves of a place in the knock-out stage.
Similarly, Jharkhand hammered a dozen goals against Chandigarh. Sharda and Sumati (3 each) Sunita and Laxmi (two each) and Nitu and Priya (one each) were the goal getters.
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