A ten-man India U-20 booked their slot in the final of the SAFF U-20 Championship when they defeated Maldives in their last league match played at the Kalinga Stadium today, August 2. India, who finished on nine points and will take on Bangladesh U-20 in the final which is slated on Friday, August 5. In a previous match, Bangladesh U-20 drew 1-1 with Nepal U-20.
Substitute Gurkirat Singh made the difference between the two teams, banging it into the net in the 89th minute. Parthib Gogoi’s grounder found a deflection, and Gurkirat’s rasper bulged the net from inside the box.
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