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India U-16 beat Afghanistan to enter SAFF championship final

The semi-final headed straight to the penalty shootout after 90 minutes failed to separate the two outfits, at the Army Ground. The final will be played on Tuesday.

Press Trust of India  |  Last updated on Sunday, 28 July 2013 19:00 Print font size - +

Kathmandu:  India defeated Afghanistan 4-3 on penalities to enter the final of the SAFF U-16 Championship football to set up a clash against hosts Nepal, here on Sunday.

The final will be played on Tuesday. The semifinal headed straight to the tie-breaker after 90 minutes failed to separate the two outfits, at the Army Ground here.

For India, Bedashwor Singh, Prosenjit Chakraborty, Surya Tirkey and Aaron Rodrigues found the back of the net while Krishna Pandit's effort from eight yards hit the woodwork.

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Story first published on: Sunday, 28 July 2013 18:54

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