Striker Neelambari scored a hat-trick as Kadathanad Raja Football Academy, Vadakara, outplayed SBFA Poovar 5-1 in the Kerala Women's League at the Maharaja's College Stadium in Kochi on Saturday.
Neelambari gave Kadathanad an early lead in the fifth minute. Rudrarapu Ravali made it 2-0 in the 17th minute. The winners led 2-0 at the half-time break.
Neelambari struck again in the 64th, while Liya Paul pulled one back for SBFA five minutes later.
Alice T made it 4-1 in the 74th. Neelambari completed her hat-trick and the tally in the 83rd.
Result: Kadathanad Raja Football Academy 5 (Neelambari 5, 64, 83; Rudrarapu Ravali 17; Alice T 74) bt SBFA Poovar 1 (Liya Paul 69).
Player of the match: Neelambari