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India U-16 boys hold Serbia to a goalless draw

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Indian U-16 team held hosts to a goalless draw in a four-nation tournament here.

The Indian colts started the match on a positive note yesterday and threatened Serbia's as early as in the third minute when Rohit Danu's pressure set it up for but his shot went wide of the goal.

Coming on the back of a 2-1 win over Jordan, the Indian U-16s team kept on piling pressure on the Serbian defence and in the 20th minute Vikram's shot was saved by the opposition

The match consisted of two halves of 40 minutes each and Vikram was once again held into the fray when his shot from close range went inches wide of the goal in the 52nd minute.

In the dying minutes of the match, survived a scare when the spilled a regular save in front of the Serbian attacking line but the backline came to the visitors' rescue.

The U-16s will next play tomorrow.

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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 21:25 IST