Aizawl: Title holders Bengal and hosts Mizoram outplayed their opponents in group league matches of the national under-16 football tournament on Friday.
Asim Das scored a hattrick in Bengalís 4-1 win over Tamil Nadu, while Mizoram hammered Uttaranchal 8-0.
Bengal went ahead in the 19th minute when Ranjit Chatterjee beat the goalkeeper with a powerful shot. The visitors increased the tally in the 27th minute, when Asim scored his first goal. He struck again in the 50th and 72nd minutes. (PTI)