Indian team secures SAFF U-18 Women’s Championship title

By Piyush


India was vanquished by Bangladesh still appeared champions of the SAFF U-18 Women’s Championships due to a better goal difference.

India relished a better goal difference of +11 compared to +3 of Bangladesh.

The precious player of the tourney and the highest goal scorer of the tournament was Lynda Kom, who netted five goals.

In the last league game of the competition, Bangladesh scraped past India by a sole goal.

India, nevertheless, sealed in the 5th minute when Shubhangi managed a shot which went directly into the Bangladesh’s net.

India were luckless to be refused by the post in the 40th minute when Nitu made a shot and the ball bounced off the post and went straight into the hands of Bangladesh goalie.

In the 60th minute, India captain Shilky Devi attempted a long range but Bangladesh’s goalie, Rupna was all set for the task.

With time getting over for Bangladesh, they went for an all-out attack and Priyanka netted in the 74th minute from outside the box.


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