India beat China for third place

Updated: 25 February 2007 10:35 IST

India beat China's under-20 team 2-1 in the Nations Cup in Canada to finish third in the tournament.

India beat China for third place
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New Delhi:

India beat China's under-20 team 2-1 in the Nations Cup in Canada to finish third in the tournament. This was the first tournament to be played by the team after new coach Bob Houghton took over the job. N P Pradeep and Manjit Singh found the net for the Indians while Tang Jiashu pulled one back for the Chinese. The Vancouver Whitecaps Football Club won the title in a penalty shootout over Cardiff City Football Club after both teams were locked goalless after 120 minutes. Michael Chopra missed his spot kick.

Topics : Football
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