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MACAU: On a day when Indian National Team accomplished their Mission Macau with a 2-0 victory over the hosts, coach Stephen Constantine was satisfied and happy with the win.


"Congratulations on the victory. It was very difficult to break down their defence. It is a very valuable win for us. And we stay on top of Group A with 9 points,'' he said.


“It was very hard to break them down as they were defending with 8 or 9 men. So we are happy with the 2-0 victory.'' Constantine mentioned.


Constantine's boys have now remained unbeaten in eleven games on the trot since the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers Playoff Round 1 match against Laos on June 2, 2016.


Stephen was also happy with Balwant’s effectiveness after he came on as a substitute to score the winning goals.


“Balwant scored two goals tonight. He did what he was asked to do. He could have scored four but I will take two,” stated Constantine.


India are scheduled to face the same opponents on October 10 in the return fixture in India.

Posted on : Tuesday September 05, 2017