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India lift SAFF U-15 Title Third Time, India thrash Nepal 7-0

India lift SAFF U-15 Title Third Time, India thrash Nepal 7-0 :- Nowadays, India is doing an exceptional job in sports field and on August 31, India achieved another success when India lift the SAFF U-15 Championships title on Saturday.

India lift SAFF U-15 Title Third Time

With 7-0 scores, India made a remarkable win against Nepal. The star performers of the match who helped the team to win the title with their remarkable goals were: Sridarth Nongmeikapam (51st, 76th, 80th) scored thrice, Maheson Singh (15th), Amandeep (42nd), Sibajit Singh (45th) as well as Himanshu Jangra (65th) scored one apiece at the Kalyani Stadium.

Talking about the 2019 SAFF U–15 Championship, it was the 6th edition of the SAFF U–16 Championship. It was an international football competition held for men who are under−15 national teams organized by SAFF. This season, the tournament was hosted by India at Kalyani Stadium from August 21 and was concluded on August 31, 2019. There were total of five teams from the region who took part in the competition.

India thrash Nepal 7-0 Score

However, Bangladesh was the defending champion this season as they have won the previous season title by defeating Pakistan 1(3)−1(2) in penalties shoot out on 3rd November 2018.

Coming back to team India, this win is not just the usual victory as it also meant that India are now the most successful team in the history of the tournament by winning the title for a record third time after earlier wins in the years 2013 and 2017, both of the win which came in Nepal.

The team India was coached by Bibiano Fernandes and the side totally dominated the tournament, scoring 28 goals without granting any in the five matches.

Group Stage Preview of Team India

21 August 2019

12:00

Venue: Kalyani Stadium, Kalyani

Referee: K.L.S. Chaturanga (Sri Lanka)

Result: Nepal 0−5 India

Goal Scorer

Tongbram Goal 6′

Paul Goal 24′

Mazumder Goal 41′

Loitongbam Goal 50′

Nongmeikapam Goal 56′

 

25 August 2019

15:00

Venue: Kalyani Stadium, Kalyani

Referee: Bhubon Tarafder (Bangladesh)

Result: India 7−0 Bhutan

Goal Scorer

Loitongbam Goal 1′, 57′

Nongmeikapam Goal 9′, 25′

Singson Goal 22′

Zomuanpuia Goal 86′

Yumnam Goal 89′

 

27 August 2019

12:00

Venue: Kalyani Stadium, Kalyani

Referee: Nabindra Maharjan (Nepal)

Result: India 5–0 Sri Lanka

Goal Scorer

Jangra Goal 32′, 42′, 60′

Tongbram Goal 38′

Paul Goal 45+4′

 

29 August 2019

15:00

Venue: Kalyani Stadium, Kalyani

Referee: K.L.S. Chaturanga (Sri Lanka)

Result: Bangladesh 0–4 India

Jangra Goal 29′, 74′, 79′

Paul Goal 89′

 

Bibiano said that, “We are happy to be champions. We came here with an aim, and we have achieved it. This was a preparation for the AFC Qualifiers and it makes us confident about what we can achieve,”

He added, “I am extremely happy the manner boys responded. They kept up the momentum and the intensity since the first match. I am extremely proud of them.”