Santosh Trophy: Mizoram set up quarterfinal date with Kerala

Kerala players celebrate a goal against Arunachal Pradesh. Photo: Special Arrangement

Mizoram drubbed the Railways 4-0 in the Santosh Trophy in Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday to confirm a quarterfinal date with Kerala.

Kerala had already sealed a quarterfinal berth alongside Goa, Services, Assam, Delhi, Manipur and Railways.

While Mizoram sealed the final quarterfinal place, defending champions Karnataka were knocked out after a 1-3 defeat to Maharashtra.

Kerala's match against Mizoram will kickoff at 7 pm on March 5. Seven-time winners Kerala had failed to make the semifinals in the previous edition.

Quarterfinal lineup:
March 4: Services vs Railways, 2.30 pm; Goa vs Delhi, 7 pm
March 5: Manipur vs Assam, 2.30 pm; Mizoram vs Kerala, 7 pm

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