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SILIGURI: India were held to a goalless draw in their last Group League match of the ongoing Women’s SAFF Championship at the Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri on Saturday (December 31, 2016).


Courtesy the result, India finished second in Group B and will now play strong contenders Nepal in the first semi-final on January 2, 2016. Bangladesh who finished on top of Group B will play Maldives in the other semi-final the same day.


“The girls displayed a good brand of Football but we were not able to convert the chances that came our way,” Head Coach Sajid Dar told post match.


“We were denied by the post thrice in the match while their Goalkeeper was brilliant in some one-to-one situations,” Sajid, who guided India to the Gold Medal in the South Asian Games in February 2016, added. “It was one of those matches where we didn’t have any luck on our side.”

Posted on : Saturday December 31, 2016