Pune: BEG defeated Khadki United 3-1 in the tie-breaker to advance further in the 9-A-Side Hockey Tournament being played at Major Dhyan Chand Poligras Stadium, Pimpri on Tuesday.
Meet Thakur from BEG scored the first goal in the 16th minute to give his team an early lead.
Khadki United equalised in the very next minute through Rishabh Avhad.
The score at full time was 1-1 which led to the tie-breaker in which BEG walked away with the win.
In the tie-breaker, M Premananda and Rahul Tirkey scored for BEG.
In another match, Food Corporation of India defeated Priyadarshini Sports Centre 4-2 to enter the semi-finals.
For FCI, Chirag Mane scored two goals in the 18th and 33rd minutes while Venkatesh Kenche added two more in the 35th and 38th minutes respectively.
For Priyadarshini Sports Centre, Ajinkya Kalbhor (19th) and Adarsh Jadhav (39th) got on the scoreline.
In the girls battle, 5 Star defeated Kida XI 2-0 while PSC defeated KES 1-0.
Boys: Food Corporation of India 4 (Chirag Mane 18th, 33rd, Venkatesh Kenche 35th, 38th) Priyadarshini Sports Centre 2 (Ajinkya Kalbhor 19th, Adarsh Jadhav 39th); BEG 3 (Meet Thakur 16th, Tie-breaker: M Premananda, Rahul Tirkey) bt Khadki United 1 (Rishabh Avhad 17th).
Girls: 5 Star 2 (Aarti Khetavat 3rd, Pooja Rathod 17th) bt Kids XI 0; PSC 1 (Shivani Bawdekar 25th) bt KES 0.