Coimbatore: Host Bharathiar University and Chennai’s Sathyabama University defeated their opponents with relative ease and entered the quarterfinals of the South Zone inter-University football tournament for men at the Bharathiar University grounds here on Monday. The host fashioned a 4-0 win over Gandhigram (Dindigul) while Sathyabama chalked out a 4-1 win over Anna University.

The results (pre-quarterfinals): Sathyabama, Chennai, 4 (Regan 22, Aswin 25, Suneer 68, Ritz 92) bt Anna, Chennai, 1 (Sharma 46); Bharathiar, Coimbatore, 4 bt Gandhigram, Dindigul, 0; Kannur 5 (Vaishak 6, Najesh 60, Rajin 68, Sanjay 75, Vineeth 85) bt Bangalore 0.

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