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Posted at: Jan 11, 2019, 7:10 AM; last updated: Jan 11, 2019, 7:10 AM (IST)

Chandigarh hold Kerala

Pune, January 10

Chandigarh U-21 boys drew with Kerala in the opening fixture of the Khelo India Youth Games football competition. Dhruv gave Chandigarh the lead in the 62nd minute but Habeeb Rahman fired in the equaliser in the 71st minute to save a point for Kerala. Led by a brace from S Longjam, Punjab opened their campaign with a whirlwind 6-1 win over Uttarakhand in the boys U-17 section. Tamil Nadu had to wage a battle to down Odisha 1-0 in their U-21 girls opener.

Results (U-21 boys): Kerala drew Chandigarh 1-1, Mizoram bt Maharashtra 3-0 (U-17 boys) Punjab beat Uttrakhand 6-1, Karnataka bt Mizoram 4-1 (U-21 girls): Tamil Nadu bt Odisha 1-0, Mizoram bt Himachal Pradesh 13-0. — PTI 


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