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Hero Gold Cup: Myanmar coach feels 'lucky' to win against India

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Even though the Indian women's team went down 0-2 against in the last match of the group stages of the ongoing Hero Gold Cup, Maymol Rocky and her wards earned plaudits from the opposition Win Thu Moe who labelled his team's win as "lucky".

"We are very lucky to win against The goal we scored early on was a lucky goal for us. If went goalless into the interval, I'm sure we would have had some problems," AIFF quoted Win Thu Moe, as saying.

took the lead as early as the 2nd minute when a defensive lapse allowed them to find the Indian net.

"and are not very different. In fact, are the strongest team that we have faced. It was a very tough match to play against them. It is very difficult to win against India. Our players became tired in the match. We were stretched to our limits. We wanted to keep ball possession but could not control that," he said.

"I was very surprised that India lost against We were expecting to see India in the final but I am happy that we have as opponents in the final," he added.

Coincidentally, India have been drawn against hosts Myanmar, and in the Round 2 of the Olympic Qualifiers 2020.

"We play India in the last match of the Olympic Qualifiers and we are sure that it will be the match that decides who goes through. It will be a tough match for us," he said.

Meanwhile, the Myanmar also pointed out that is "a very and she is the best in the Indian team".

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First Published: Thu, February 14 2019. 15:05 IST