Maharashtra eves enter quarters of Junior Girls National Football Championship

Published: Nov 26, 2013, 00:48 IST | A Correspondent

Maharashtra scored an injury-time equaliser against West Bengal to make it to the quarter-finals of the Junior Girls National Football Championship with a 1-1 draw at Odisha yesterday.

With a victory each against Mizoram and Chandigarh in the earlier rounds, Maharashtra went into yesterday’s last league encounter needing only a draw to advance into the last eight.

After both teams were tied 0-0 at half-time, West Bengal scored in a the dying minutes of the match through a free-kick by Sangeeta (89th minute).
Maharashtra though, didn’t give up and found the equaliser in the 92nd minute when Suman Salian scored from a free kick. Maharashtra will play their quarter-final tomorrow. 

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