Josco FC, Kochi, upset last year's runner-up Central Excise 3-1 and marched into the final of the N.I. David Trophy 35th Kerala State inter-club football championship at the Corporation Stadium here on Thursday night.

T.J. Stephen Lijo gave Josco the lead in the third minute while its foreign recruits Pounbia Mamadou (44th) and Jeribe Kelechi (66th) scored the other two goals.

Central Excise's lone goal came from Jibin Joseph in the 15th minute.

It will be Josco's maiden entry in the final. — Special Correspondent

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