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Draw gives Mizoram, TN semi berths in U-21 girls football

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

and played out a 2-2 draw and qualified for the semi-finals from Pool A in the girls U-21 competition of the Khelo Youth Games here Monday.

Trailing 0-2 till the 39th minute, came back strongly to draw parity thanks to an 81st minute spot kick converted by D Vanlaliiriattiri.

S Priyadharshni put ahead in the 11th minute, while Sandhiya P made it 2-0. reduced the margin in the 39th minute, a said.

topped the pool with seven points, while were second with five points.

In an inconsequential match, Odisha drubbed Himachal 12-0.

In the girls Under-17 Pool A, Odisha recorded their third straight win, defeating 5-1, and with nine points made the cut for the knockout stage.

Despite the defeat, also made it to the last four with a better goal difference ahead of The hosts trounced Himachal 18-0, but that was not sufficient as had beaten Himachal 28-0.

In boys Under-17, Mizoram beat 3-1 but failed to make it to the semi-final from Pool A.

In another match, beat Uttarakhand 5-0.

Punjab, and Mizoram each finished with six points but had a goal difference of six followed by Punjabs four.

Mizoram, with a plus-2 difference, had to bow out, the release said.

In boys Under-21 matches, Mizoram beat Kerala 3-1 to top Pool A.

Chandigarh and played out a 0-0 draw.

The three teams finished with two points each, but Kerala made it to the last four on goal difference.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 20:40 IST