Kerala entered the final phase of Santhosh trophy South Zone football tournament with the all important tie against Karnataka today ending in a goalless draw at the corporation stadium here.
The other match between Puducherry-Andhra Pradesh also ended in goalless draw.
With three wins in as many matches and with seven points, Kerala topped the points tally in Group A.
They just needed a draw to to qualify for the next phase.
Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, scored identical four points with two wins each.Puducherry who lost all their matches finished at the bottom of the table.
Tomorrow, Services will take on Tamil Nadu to enterthe next phase in group 'B" while Lakshadweep will meet Telangana in another match.