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SAFF U-17 Championship: India win title, defeat Nepal 4-0 in final

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  • On September 14, 2022, the Indian football team outplayed and dominated Nepal to clinch the SAFF U-17 Championships title. The match that was played in Colombo on Wednesday was a witness to India’s grit and determination.
  • Team India handed a crushing defeat to Nepal by a margin of 4-0. Courtesy of one goal each by Boby Singh, Korou Singh, captain Vanlalpeka Guite, and Aman, India was able to defeat Nepal. 
  • In the group league, Nepal defeated India 3-1. However, in the final, India looked a side eager to take complete charge of the proceedings right from the word go.They got off the blocks early in the match, looking to find the gaps in the Nepal defence, and managed to get the lead in the 18th minute through Boby, who headed it into the goal at the far post, after a good piece of play between Ricky Meetei and Vanlalpeka Guite, as the latter sailed a cross towards the eventual goalscorer.

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