India U-16 beat Afghanistan to enter SAFF championship final

Updated: 28 July 2013 19:00 IST

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.

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.

Topics : Football India Federation Internationale de Football Association
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