OST Sports Bureau
Cuttack, Nov 30:
Hosts Odisha stormed into the semi-final of the Junior National Women’s Football championship thrashing Kerala 7-1 in the quarter final match at the Barabati stadium here on Saturday.
The visitors were undone by the spectacular performance of Pyari Xaxa, who scored five goals while her team mates Sinulata Sahu and Hema Xaxa scored one goal each.
The Kerala team took the early in the 6th minute through Nikila T. But they were overshadowed by
Pyari who netted five goals in the 29th, 57th,79th, 80th and 90th minutes.
With this win, Odisha have joined Manipur and Tamil Nadu in the semi-final round.
Another league round match at the Police ground, Manipur and Nagaland ended in a goalless draw.