Mohammed Shafi struck thrice as Kumbalam’s RPM HSS blanked North Edapally’s Government HSS 5-0 in the Mahindra Youth Football Challenge schools tournament which began at the Panampilly Nagar Sports Academy ground here on Wednesday.
The results (winners enter pre-quarterfinals): RPM HSS, Kumabalam 5 (S. Arun 12, Mohd. Shafi 15, 25, 41, P.A. Ajmal 39) bt Govt HSS, North Edapally 0; Cardinal HSS, Thrikakkara 1 (Arun Joshi 45) bt St. Rita’s HSS, Ponnurunni 0; Najath PS, S. Kalamassery 1 (Shahid Usman 18) bt St. Sebastian PS, Udyamperoor 0; SNDP HSS, Udyamperoor 3 (Ashwin Joshi 13, Atul Krishna 39, Abhiraj 44) bt Kendriya Vidyalaya, INS Dronacharya, Fort Kochi 0. — Special Correspondent