Eight teams to clash in men’s football tourney

Friday, Jan 30, 2015,18:34 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kozhikode | Eight teams in two Groups will vie for honours in the men’s football tournament in the 35th National Games beginning here on February 1. Pool A will have Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Goa. Pool B: Mizoram, Punjab, West Bengal and Services.
The Fixtures: Feb 1: Tamil Nadu vs Goa, Kerala vs Maharashtra, Feb 2: Mizoram vs WB, Punjab  vs Services, Feb 3: Maharashtra vs Goa, Kerala vs TN, Feb 4: WB vs Services, Punjab vs Mizoram, Feb 5: TN vs Mah, Goa vs Ker, Feb 6: Mizoram vs Services, WB Vs Pun.    Semifinals: Feb 7: Winner Pool a vs Runner-up Pool B, Winner Pool a vs Runnber-up Pool A.    Third Place play off: Loser semifinal 1 vs loser semifinal 2.    Final: Winner semifinal 1 vs winner semifinal 2.
The inaugural play between Tamil Nadu Goa on February 1 will be held Olympian Abdurehman stadium while the renovated Kozhikode Corporation E M S stadium will host all remaining encounters.