Indian Women Defeat Bangladesh 2-1 in AFC U-16 Football

Updated: 19 October 2014 21:02 IST

Roja Devi struck a goal each on either side of halftime (29th and 64th minutes) to guide India to their first win of the tournament.

Indian Women Defeat Bangladesh 2-1 in AFC U-16 Football
Roja Devi (centre) is all smiles and flanked by teammates at the team hotel in Dhaka. © NDTV

Dhaka:

India came back from a goal down to beat hosts Bangladesh 2-1 in a Group B encounter of AFC Under-16 Women's Football Championship Qualifiers at the Bangabandhu Stadium here on Sunday.

Roja Devi struck a goal each on either side of halftime (29th and 64th minutes) to guide India to their first win of the tournament.

For the home side, who had scored back-to-back wins against Jordan and UAE, Sanjida scored in the 20th minute.

In the 63rd minute, Bangladesh full back Masura was sent off for a high challenge inside the box.

 

The victory saw India open their account with three points from two matches while Bangladesh remained on six from three matches. India next play UAE on Tuesday.

Topics : Football
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