Nehru Cup: India beat Sri Lanka 3-1

Updated: 26 August 2009 14:20 IST

India beat Sri Lanka 3-1 in the Nehru Cup international football tournament on Wednesday

Nehru Cup: India beat Sri Lanka 3-1

New Delhi:

India beat Sri Lanka 3-1 in the Nehru Cup international football tournament on Wednesday.

India led 1-0 at half-time thanks to a Bhaichung Bhutia goal and although Sri Lanka restored parity just after the hour mark, Gauramangi Singh and Steven Dias scored further into the second period to secure a 3-1 victory.

India to play next against Syria on Saturday.

A win against Syria will ensure India a place in the final.

Topics : Football
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