JAMMU: The 73rd Santosh Trophy for North Zone commenced at Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Sports Complex Katra here.
The trophy has been organised by J&K Football Association in collaboration with J&K State Sports Council, All India Football Association, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, Katra & J&K Bank Ltd, a statement issued here said.
In the first match, Punjab defeated Haryana by 3-1 goals. Jaspreet Singh scored two goals and Parmjit Singh scored one goal for Punjab. From Haryana, Parveen Dhull scored lone goal.
In the second match, Uttar Pradesh won against Himachal Pradesh by solitary goal. Ankur Kumar Sharma Singh was the scorer.