Melwin scored a hat-trick to help Churchill Brothers beat 10-man Dempo SC 3-1 in a final stage encounter of the under-20 tournament for I-League teams at the Kalyani Stadium on Saturday.

Melwin got his three goals in the second session as Churchill Brothers erased a goal's deficit to beat Dempo.

The only goal for Dempo came off Brian midway through the first session. Dempo's chances were marred in the second half when it was reduced to 10 men in the 77th minute, defender Seraton being shown the red card.

The results:

Churchill Brothers 3 (Melwin 53, 80, 89) bt Dempo SC 1 (Brian 31); Lajong FC 0 drew with United SC 0. — Principal Correspondent

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