Late Goal Helps Odisha Make Winning Start In Junior Girls’ National Football

Bhubaneswar: Odisha kicked off their campaign in the Junior Girls’ National Football Championship on a winning note.

In a closely-contested contest at CFA Unit 3 ground here on Thursday, Odisha scored in stoppage time to edge past Kerala 1-0.

When a draw looked to be the most likely result, Priyasa Sarkar found the target in the 93rd minute.

Hosts Odisha enhanced their chances of advancing to the knockout stage by beating the strongest team in their group. They will next face Arunachal Pradesh on September 23 and Gujarat on September 25.

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