Wednesday, June 16, 2010

47th Dr. B C Roy Trophy: Karnataka to start the quarter-final campaign tomorrow


After scoring record 27 goals in the group qualifiers, Karnataka is all set to play their first quarter-final match against Goa, 2 pm. The state lads are placed in Group A, the other teams in this group are Uttarakhand And Meghalaya. 

Winner from each cluster and the 2nd best ranked team have qualified for the quarter-final stage. Karnataka and Meghalaya were tied with same points (7) in Cluster I. Karnataka became the group leader with far superior goal difference, 27 against 9. However, Meghalaya too qualified to the quarter-final by the virtue of the best 2nd ranked team from the 7 clusters.

Quarter-final round:

Group A Group B
  • Karnataka - Winner cluster I 
  • Uttarakhand - Winner cluster IV
  • Goa - Winner cluster V
  • Meghalaya - 2nd best team
  • Orissa - Winner cluster II
  • Chandigarh - Winner cluster III
  • Bengal - Winner cluster VI
  • Manipur - Winner cluster VII

Quarter-final fixture:
  • June 17, 2010, 2 pm: Karnataka 3 vs. Goa 0
  • June 17, 2010, 4 pm: Uttarakhand 2 vs. Meghalaya 1
  • June 18, 2010, 2 pm: Bengal 1 vs. Orissa 1
  • June 18, 2010, 4 pm: Chandigarh 3 vs. Manipur 0
  • June 19, 2010, 2 pm: Goa 2 vs. Uttarakhand 0
  • June 19, 2010, 4 pm: Karnataka 2 vs. Meghalaya 1
  • June 20, 2010, 2 pm: Orissa 0 vs. Chandigarh 2
  • June 20, 2010, 4 pm: Manipur 2 vs. Bengal 4
  • June 21, 2010, 2 pm: Goa 0 vs. Meghalaya 1
  • June 21, 2010, 4 pm: Karnataka 1 vs. Uttarakhand 1
  • June 22, 2010, 2 pm: Orissa 2 vs. Manipur 1
  • June 22, 2010, 4 pm: Bengal 2 vs. Chandigarh 1
Semi-final
  • June 24, 2010, 3 pm: Karnataka (Group A winner) 1 vs. Chandigarh 4 (Group B runner-up)
  • June 25, 2010, 3 pm: Bengal (Group B winner) 5 vs. Uttarakhand (Group A runner-up) 0
Final
  • June 27, 2010, 2.30 pm: Chandigarh vs. Bengal