In the Santosh Trophy Football Championship, semi-final lineup is now clear following Karnataka’s four-nil win against Gujarat in last group match yesterday.
Kerala topped the Group ‘A’ table with 10 points from four matches, followed by West Bengal with nine points. In Group ‘B’, Manipur with nine points topped the table, followed by Karnataka with seven points.
In the first semifinal, Karnataka will take on hosts Kerala on Thursday. In the second semifinal on Friday, Manipur will meet West Bengal. Both matches will be played at Payyanad Stadium at 8 p.m. The final will be held at the same venue on 2nd of next month.