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Surendran shines for Perambur Blues

CHENNAI: V. Surendran’s brace helped Perambur Blues beat Rangoon FC 2-0 in a St. Joseph’s-Chennai Football Association first division league match at Nehru Stadium here on Saturday.

In another contest, Chennai Soccer edged out DBYC (Basin Bridge) 2-1.

Ramkumar and M. Maria Delphindas scored for Chennai Soccer, while it was an own goal for DBYC.

Qualifiers spotted

Johny (AP), T.N. Anand (TN), C. Raj (TN), B. Sundar (TN), P. Muthuswamy (TN), R. Gopal Raja (TN), Muralidharan (TN) and N. Suryanarayanan (TN) qualified for the above-45 main draw of the T.S. Santhanam memorial national veterans’ tennis tournament at the Mylapore Club, on Saturday.

The main-draw matches will commence on Monday.

TN is overall champion

Tamil Nadu, with 28.5 points, bagged the overall championship in the fifth National chess championship for the deaf at Guwahati recently.

Delhi finished second with 24.5 points, while Mumbai (17.5) came third.

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