Aizawl: Meghalaya beat Manipur 3-0 in the national sub-junior (under-16) football championship for the Mir Iqbal Hussain Trophy here on Tuesday to set up a semi-final clash with Bengal.
This victory at the Assam Rifles ground means Meghalaya top group B, followed by Manipur. Though they lost, Manipur too have entered the semi-finals following Jharkhand’s 2-0 victory over Maharashtra. Manipur will meet hosts Mizoram in Thursday’s semi-finals.
In group A, Mizoram and Bengal both ended with seven points each but the former topped the group because of a better goal difference.