SAFF U-17 Championship: India defeats Nepal to clinch title

Published On: September 15, 2022 10:47 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: India has defeated Nepal 4-0 in the SAFF U-17 Championship held in Sri Lanka. 

In the final match played at the Racecourse International Stadium in Colombo on Wednesday evening, India won the match 4-0. With this, India clinched the championship title while Nepal became the first runner-up. 

Indian striker Bobo netted a first goal in the 18th minute of the match. Nepal was limited to 10-players in the 39th minute of the tournament. 

Nepal's captain Prashant Laksam was awarded a red card after he fouled Indian soccer Danny. 

Nepal had defeated India 3-0 in the first round. Nepal had also outshined Bhutan in the first match in the first round. 

Nepal had set a final match against India defeating Sri Lanka in the semi-final


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