India U-16 team won their first friendly match against Liwa FC during their stay in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The Blue Colt was to face their first match against Al Hamriyah FC on 15 January. Due to the Corona cases from the opponent team. Certainly, the match was canceled. Four players of Hamriyah FC test Positive.
However Indian team Management organized a match on 18 January against Liwa FC.
The match started with the same level of intensity from both teams. Neither of the team managed to score a goal by halftime. After half time India took over the possession.
India took lead over Liwa FC in the 71st minute, Ebindas received the ball in the penalty area due to a defensive lapse from the opponent’s defense. He made no mistake to slot the ball in the upper right corner.
India U-16 will face the United Arab Emirates U16 in the final two games of the exhibition trip on January 21 and 24 respectively.
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