Tirunelveli: St. Xavier’s College registered a 2-1 victory over Nehru Youth Football Club (Arumugapatti) in the Tirunelveli District Football Association super-league for the MKM Banu Memorial Trophy at the Anna Stadium, Palayamkottai, on Wednesday.
Jerinraj scored both the goals for the winner. He headed in a cross from Gananaraj in the 40th minute to give St. Xavier the lead and the second goal came in the 67th minute off a Yoganand pass. Michael pulled one for Nehru Youth Club at the closing stages.
The match between Gold Star FC (Karuviapatti) and Golden Blues FC (Karaikudi) ended in a goalless draw in the Sivagangai District Football Association ‘A’ division league at Karaikudi on Wednesday.
The other match between Friends FC (Kandanur) and National FC (Alagapuri) also ended goalless.
K. Chellapandi’s 85 helped Gandhigram Rural Institute beat Arulmigu Palaniandavar Arts College (Palani) by three wickets in the Dindigul District inter-collegiate cricket league for the RVS Trophy at Dindigul on Wednesday.
The scores: APA College, Palani 153 for six in 20 overs (Veeramalai 57) lost to GRI, Gandhigram 156 for seven in 19.2 overs (K. Chellapandi 85, Dinesh five for 23).Sri Subramania Engg. College, Palani 112 for eight in 20 overs lost to PSNA College of Engg. 116 for five in 18.1 overs. — Sports Correspondent