India Stun Argentina 2-1 In U-20 COTIF Cup Football Tournament



India's under-20 group shocked customary goliaths Argentina 2-1 in spite of being diminished to 10 men in a mouth-watering challenge at the COTIF Cup in Spain. Deepak Tangri (fourth moment) and Anwar Ali (68') were the stars for the Indian U-20 group as India scripted a notable outcome against the six-time U-20 title holders. India, who are being instructed by Floyd Pinto, lost their opening match of the competition 0-2 to Murcia before going down 0-3 to Mauritania. They were held to a goalless attract by Venezuela their past match in the competition.

"This triumph will acquire Indian Football more regard in the realm of football. It opens up a window of chance to test ourselves against the best in the World all the time," Pinto said after the match. "It's mind boggling! I am an extremely pleased Indian today. This win is a demonstration of the endeavors and conviction of the All India Football Federation in pushing ahead towards building up the young of the nation. "We have a recharged conviction that with the correct help and presentation we are proficient to contend with the best groups on the planet," he included.

Tangri gave India an ideal begin as he headed the ball at the back of the net from a corner taken by Ninthoiganba Meetei in the fourth moment. Helped by the early objective, India ventured up the assault and attempted to make risks in the principal half.

Suresh Singh Wangjam and Boris Singh Thangjam endeavored to nourish Aniket Jadhav with the ball however on two events he was pronounced off-side as after the main half, India lead 1-0.





In the second half, Ali misused an open door after he got a go from skipper Amarjit Singh Kiyam however his shot was spared by the Argentine goalkeeper. India U-20 side was before long diminished to 10 men after forward Jadhav was demonstrated the red card in the 54th moment for an awful foul.

With Argentina endeavoring to make advances, India goalkeeper Prabhsukhan Gill pulled off two or three splendid spares in the 56th moment and another with his fingertips in the 61st moment.

India kept on searching for another objective and a splendidly struck free-kick taken by Anwar Ali in the 68th gave the Asian side a 2-0 lead.