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Khelo football: Goaspoil Manipurs party

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

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.

girls proved too strong for their rivals in boththe U-17 and U-21 categories, defeating Chandigarh 10-1 in the former category and 12-0in the senior event.

In a keen contest, took the lead in the 20thminute throughVeegan, who converted a spot kick.

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,downed 4-2, outplayed Odisha 4-1 with goals from Sufiyan Faheem Shiekh (3) and (1) and in U-21 boys action overpowered 3-2.

Result: Boys U-21: bt Manipur1-0; bt 3-2.

Boys U-17: bt 4-2; bt Odisha 4-1

Girls U-21:bt Jharkhand12-0; bt Bihar2-1

GirlsU-17: btJharkhand5-0;Manipur btChandigarh10-1.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 23:30 IST