SAFF U-17 Championship: India lose 1-3 to Nepal

Colombo, Sep 9 (IANS) The India U-17 public group was given a 1-3 loss by Nepal in their second match of the SAFF U-17 Championship at the Racecourse International Stadium, here on Friday.

Danny Meitei put India in the number one spot in the 25th moment. Be that as it may, Nepal crept once more into the game with Saroj Darlami adjusting before half-time. Final part objectives by Unesh Budathoki (49′), and Subash Bam (68′) fixed the issue for Nepal in the last part.

In what resembled a sluggish beginning to the game, Boby Singh and Niraj Karki got an opportunity each in the early trades for India and Nepal separately, however both neglected to change over. Minutes after the fact, Danny Meitei made the best of an open door, as he hooked on to a wanderer ball inside the Nepal punishment box and opened it home to give India the lead.

India filled in certainty subsequent to starting to lead the pack, making more introductions to the resistance region. Nonetheless, seconds before the half-time whistle, Saroj Darlami scored an outright scorcher from long reach to return things based on level conditions. Detecting the India goalkeeper Sahil somewhat off this line, Saroj struck one on the volley as it dunked into the top corner.

Evolving over, Nepal emerged with a ton of catalyst in the final part. A lucky bounce back fell at the feet of Budathoki, who properly opened it into the net to hand Nepal the lead in the 49th moment.

Winger Subash Bam struck the last nail when he was played through behind the Indian guard by means of an elevated through ball, which he appropriately cut down, and chipped beyond an on-hurrying Sahil under the Indian bar.

India hoped to make various introductions to the Nepal region from that point on, yet the resistance safeguards held firm.

India U-17: Sahil (GK), Vanlalpeka Guite, Ricky Meetei, Manjot Singh Dhami, Balkaran Singh (Malemn’amba Sing’ 19′, Aman 87′), Gurnaj Singh Grewal, Korou Singh ‘Lalpekhlua 72′), Thanglalsoun Gangte, Boby Singh (Fa’zan Waheed 72′), Surajkumar Singh, Danny Meetei (Ng’rin Shaiza 72’)