India beat Vietnam 1-0 in first group- level match
AFC U-16: Indian football team defeated Vietnam 1-0 in their first Group-level match in the AFC Under-16 Championship on Friday. Captain Vikram Singh converted the penalty kick into the goal in the 86th minute and scored the only goal of the match for the Indian team. The Indian team kept the pressure on the Vietnam squad from the beginning and kept the ball under control for more time in the entire match. AFC U-16 live
India got 4-easy opportunity to score, but the goal came only through the penalty kick. In the eighth minute of the match, Vikram Pratap Singh got the opportunity to score, but he hit the ball out of the goal. Ricky Shabong missed the next chance in the 17th minute. AFC U-16 Championships Tables
Gurkirat attempted to score goals in the 25th and 35th minutes, and both the Vietnam goalkeeper kept a great defense and kept India out of danger. The performance of the Indian team in the second half also came as a spectacular display. In the 86th minute, India got a penalty kick, which made Vikram Singh sure to win the team by changing it into the goal.
The Indian women team had to face defeat:
India’s Under-16 Women’s Football Team had to face the defeat of host Mongolia in the AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship qualifiers match. The Indian squad, playing at the MFF Stadium in Ulaanbaatar, lost 1-2 to Mongolia. This is the first defeat of the Indian team in this qualifier. In this match, for India, Aveka Singh gave the team a 1-0 lead in the 6- minute, but the Indian team could not maintain this edge.
Gantamur scored in the 29th minute through Mongolia. In the 70th minute, the second goal was scored by Khulangoo, which helped India beat 2-1. In such a situation, India will now have to face Laos in the final match on Sunday to retain its hopes. The win against Laos will suffice to get a place in the second round of qualification for the Indian team included in Group-B.