MADURAI: Madurai edged Chennai 5-4 via one set of sudden death and tie-breaker to retain the title in the State youth football championship here on Tuesday.
The teams were locked 1-1 at the end of regulation time.
Final: Madurai 6 (Mohammed Nazurudeen 37th minute; Sivakumar, Robin Raju, Ganesh Prabhu, Mohammed Nazurudeen in tie-breaker; Ajmeer in sudden death) bt Chennai 5 (Sasikumar 31st minute; Venkatesh, Vimal Kumar, Ashokan, Manikandan in tie-breaker).
Semifinals: Madurai bt Tiruvallur 3-1; Chennai bt Dindigul 3-0. — Principal Correspondent