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U-16 SAFF C'ship: India beat Afghanistan, enter final

July 28, 2013 19:17 IST

India defeated Afghanistan 4-3 on penalities to enter the final of the SAFF U-16 Championship football to set up a clash against hosts Nepal, in Kathmandu on Sunday.

Indian U-16 football pose for a photo-opThe final will be played on Tuesday.

The semi-final headed straight to the tie-breaker after 90 minutes failed to separate the two outfits, at the Army Ground.

For India, Bedashwor Singh, Prosenjit Chakraborty, Surya Tirkey and Aaron Rodrigues found the back of the net while Krishna Pandit's effort from eight yards hit the woodwork. 

Photograph: AIFF

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