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BREAKING NEWS: Kerala through to semis

Santosh Trophy

Kerala have booked their semi-final spot in the 66th edition of the Santosh Trophy with a 3-1 win against Maharashtra.

Maharashtra took an early lead through a penalty in the 7th minute, but Kerala leveled the score through Surjith VV. Surjith scored directly from a corner kick and the scoreline remained 1-1 till half-time.

A second half brace by R. Kannan secured Kerala a convincing 3-1 win and their first semi-final spot since 2006.

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Full Santosh Trophy 2012 fixtures available at