Football: India U-16 finish WAFF Championship campaign with 3-0 win against Yemen
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Football: India U-16 finish WAFF Championship campaign with 3-0 win against Yemen

The India U-16 football team registered their second consecutive win after they beat Yemen 3-0 in their fourth game at the five-nation WAFF U-16 Championship in Amman, Jordan.

The India U-16 boys finished their campaign in Jordan with three wins and a defeat to their name. They began the tournament with thumping 4-0 win against hosts Jordan, before losing 1-2 against Japan. The boys then fought back and beat U-16 Asian Champions Iraq 1-0.

This tournament was part the team’s preparations for the upcoming AFC U-16 Championship in Malaysia which will be played in September.

India will begin their campaign against Vietnam in Group C, before playing Iran and Indonesia. A semi-final spot at this tournament will result in a qualification for the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2019 in Peru.

August 8, 2018

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