Saturday, August 31, 2019

Bangalore to host Sub-junior South Zone qualifiers

The Karnataka State Football Association (KSFA) will be organizing the the qualifying rounds of the South Zone Sub Junior (Under-14) National Football championships 2019-20. All matches will be played at the Bangalore Football Stadium from September 3 to 8, 2019.

Six states are in the fray for the two slots to make the final rounds of the Inter-Zonal National Championships. The six teams have been divided into two groups. Group A has Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Group B consists of Puducherry, Kerala and Telangana.

Telangana and Kerala had qualified for the main tournament last year, both have been drawn in the same group this year. Karnataka was the winner of the Khelo India under-17 football tournament this year, narrowly failed to make the Sub Junior grade last year. 

Karnataka take on Andhra Pradesh in the opening tie which kicks-off at the Bangalore Football Stadium at 4.00 p.m. There will be one match every day alternately in both groups. 


  • Group A - Sept 3: Karnataka 6 (Gautam Rajesh-6’ Chandan Biju-23’, 75’, Rajat R-57’, and skipper Aditya Kalasur-72’ (Penalty)) vs Andhra Pradesh 0
  • Group A - Sept 5: Andhra Pradesh 0 vs Tamil Nadu 5
  • Group A - Sept 7: Tamil Nadu vs Karnataka 

  • Group B - Sept 4: Puducherry 0 vs Kerala 14 
  • Group B - Sept 6: Kerala 5 vs Telangana 1
  • Group B - Sept 8: Telangana vs Puducherry

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