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Bengal beat Karnataka 4-1 in Santosh trophy quarter-final

Srinagar, Jun 8 (UNI) West Bengal today drubbed Karnataka 4-1 in the quarter-final of the 62nd National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy at Bakshi Stadium here.

Playing with a plan, both the teams started attacking each other and played aggressively from the word go.

But after several attempts, West Bengal's Manas Das scored a brilliant goal beating defenders of Karnataka a minute before half time to put his side in lead.

Gauranga Dutta, consolidated the lead for West Bengal and extended the lead by one more goal. Striker Syed Rahmin Nabi then made it 3-0.

Vivak Kumar, however, was able to reduce the margin when he scored in the 80th minute for Karnataka.

Tarif Ahmad made it 4-1 scoring a field goal beating the rival goalkeeper.


Story first published: Wednesday, June 11, 2008, 13:14 [IST]
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