Ahmedabad: Kerala beat Karnataka 2-0 to enter the men's football final at the National Games here on Sunday.
Mohammed Ashiq gave Kerala a dream start by scoring in the second minute.
The winners led 1-0 at the half-time break.
Ajish P doubled the lead in the 55th minute.
Kerala are aiming for their third gold having triumphed in 1987 and 1997.