Midfielder Joshua Thayil scored a last-minute match-winner as host Ernakulam defeated final yr’s runner-up Thrissur 1-0 and entered the ultimate of the 48th Kerala State junior inter-district soccer championships on the Maharaja’s Stadium right here on Tuesday.
Ernakulam will meet defending champion Malappuram within the last on Wednesday night. Malappuram edged previous Kasargod 7-6, through sudden demise, within the different semifinal. The 2 groups have been stage 1-1 on the finish of the regulation interval.
The outcomes (semifinals):
Ernakulam 1 (Joshua J. Thayil 70) bt Thrissur 0.
Malappuram 7 (Ajsal Rabeeh 60th min; C.N. Hisham, Akfal Ajas, Sinan Jalees, Ajsal Rabeeh, Boss Thongbam Meitei in tiebreaker) bt Kasargod 6 (Rihan Abdul Azeez 9; M.V. Arjun, Muhammed Fasil, Rihan Azeez, Ummer Afaf, A.Okay. Muhammed in tiebreaker).
Thrissur v Palakkad last
THODUPUZHA: Down by a aim for a significant a part of its match, Thrissur bounced again with two targets in a 14-minute spell and entered the ultimate of the Kerala State sub-junior soccer championship at Vengaloor on Tuesday.
Thrissur will meet Palakkad, which defeated Kannur 2-1, in Wednesday’s last.
The outcomes (semifinals): Palakkad 2 (Mohammed Sinan 1, S. Abhinav 17) bt Kannur 1 (Goutham Krishna 28);
Thrissur 2 (Ziyan Rasheed 47, B. Jithu 60+1) bt Kozhikode 1 (Muhammed Safvan 8).