Santhosh trophy : Kerala started off with a victory
Kerala began their Santhosh Trophy 2017 campaign with a victory over Puducherry in their first game held at EMS Stadium , Calicut.
The hosts came out in flying colours as they score 3 past Puducherry side.
Hosts took the early lead through Joby Justin in the 4th minute of the game.At the stroke of half time the only goal scored by the KSEB forward separated both sides. In the second half Kerala side played with much more enthusiasm and was able to hit the back of the net twice.
Captain Usman stepped up in second half as he scored a superb back heel goal. He added another one in the 7nd second minute which clearly put the game out of Puducherry side.
In the other match Karnataka side defeated Andhra Pradesh for a score of 2-1.