OST Sports Bureau
Angul, Dec 12:
Angul, Phulbani, Bhadrak and Balangir won their first round matches in the Sahani Cup Senior Men’s Inter District Football Championship which began here on Thursday.
In the inaugural match, Angul defeated Jagatsinghpur by 4-0 goals. Antaryami Nayak scored a hat-trick while Basant Swain scored one goal.
At Athmalik, Phulbani defeated Ganjam by 3-0 goals. Dasarthi Kanhar scored two goals while Sunamali Mahanada scored one goal.
At Palalahada, Bhadrak defeated Boudh by 4-2 goals in the tiebreaker after the match ended in 1-1 draw in the regulation time.
At Talcher, Balangir defeated Kalahandi by 5-1 goals. For Balangir, Francis Lakra scored three goals while Sanjeeb Chandai and Rohit Toppo scored one goal each. For Kalahandi, Ashok Kumar scored one goal.