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Under-16 Indian football team wins title in Serbia

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Indian colts pumped in as many as three goals in the first 10 minutes of the match to outplay 4-2 and emerge champions in the four-nation Under-16 Tournament held in

Putting up an impressive show, the Indian drew 0-0 with the hosts, defeated 2-1 before beating in the final.

The Indian boys took lead in the fifth minute when lobbed the ball over the opposing Two minutes later, Sailo took advantage of a scramble inside the opposition box and doubled the lead.

tripled their lead in the ninth minute when Shabaj slotted the ball home to make the scoreline read 3-0 in less than ten minutes. started to fight back and in the 12th minute pulled a goal back courtesy of a penalty kick.

In the 15th minute, Tajikistan found the Indian net once again to make the scoreline read 3-2.

In the 66th minute, Ricky's through ball found and the latter bundled the ball home to give a two-goal lead cushion.

The full-time scoreline read the same as finished their campaign unbeaten in three matches, accumulating seven points out of a maximum nine.

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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 22:45 IST