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Brazil Wins Inaugural Brics U 17 Football Tournament

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Wins Inaugural Brics U 17 Football Tournament

has lifted the 1st BRICS U-17 Football Tournament 2016 held at Goa. In the Finals they defeated South Africa 5-1.

Brazils Paulo Henrique Samapaio Filho scored the very first goal of the match in 24th Minute. Followed by Vinicius de Oliveira in the 34th minute, Victor de Oliveira scored a brace in the 40th & 61st minute to give an upper hand.

South Africas Smiso Bophela scored the only goal for his team. The icing on Brazils cake was set by Alan de Souza Guimaraes in the 6 minutes after the second half resulting the score in favor of as 5-1.

Earlier in the match for the 3 rd place between Russia and China, Russia defeated China 2-1.

Ten-day BRICS tournament transcends the traditional spheres of interaction and opens new vistas in the field of sports. A first of its kind, the Tournament will be a harbinger for further exchanges in other sports. The enthusiasm evoked by the scintillating display of skills will be an inspiration for the youth of the country and spur Indias impetus towards Khelo India and Mission 11 Million.

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First Published: Sat, October 15 2016. 00:20 IST
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