AIFF Senior Women's National Football Championship: Maharashtra beat Arunachal Pradesh 6-0, TN thrash Telangana 20-0
Karen's teammate Valencia D'Mello struck a brace and Trupti Deep netted one to round off the tally for Maharashtra
Kozhikode: Former junior India striker Karen Pais grabbed a hat-trick to power Maharashtra to an emphatic 6-0 win over Arunachal Pradesh in a Group E league match of the AIFF Senior Women's National Football Championship here on Monday.
Karen's teammate Valencia D'Mello struck a brace and Trupti Deep netted one to round off the tally for Maharashtra.
In the day's other matches, Sandhya scored eight goals as Tamil Nadu thrashed Telangana 20-0 at the EMS Corporation Stadium, while Himachal Pradesh defeated Bihar 3-2 at Municipal Stadium, Kuthuparamba.
Parnita Tirkey scored a goal as Jharkhand beat Karnataka by a lone goal, Delhi held Goa 1-1, Sikkim beat Jammu and Kashmir 5-0 and Assam beat Rajasthan 7-0 in the other matches.
Punjab were held to a goalless draw by Indian Football Association (IFA).
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