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Tag Archives: 2016 AFC U-16 Championships

AFC U-16 Championship: Iraq defeat neighbours Iran 4-3 on penalties!

Mohammed Dawood scored the winning spot kick as Iraq claimed a first ever AFC U-16 Championship with a 4-3 penalty shootout victory over neoighbours Iran following a 0-0 draw in Sunday’s final. Iraq shaded a goalless opening 45 minutes at Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Margao, Goa with top scorer Dawood …

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AFC strategy to combat age-cheating bears fruit at 2016 AFC U-16 Championship in India!

Conclusive scientific testing carried out on players competing at the Asian Football Confederation organised 2016 AFC U-16 Championship in India has found no age-cheating at the tournament. The AFC carries out age-testing using MRI scan technology and testing takes place both during qualifying and at the final tournament. AFC Medical …

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AFC U-16 Championship: India go down 0-3 to Iran, out of tournament!

A 10-man India Under-16 lost 0-3 to a superior Iran to bow out of the AFC U-16 Championship at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda on Wednesday, September 21 evening. Courtesy the result, India finished on one point from three outings while Iran topped Group A with 7 points from …

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AFC U-16 Championship: India U-16 boys need to beat Iran to progress!

The situation is so similar to 2012. The India Under-16s then coached by Colm Toal and playing in the AFC U-16 Championship in Tehran had to then win their last Group League match against China to keep alive their chances to make it to the quarterfinals, a match which eventually …

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Ex-India captain Bruno Coutinho calls on Fans to come out in support of India U-16s vs Iran!

Former India Captain and local hero Bruno Coutinho was spotted in the stands on the opening day to cheer for India’s young guns in the ongoing AFC U-16 Championship. Come Wednesday, September 21, it won’t be any different. “We need to be there to back them. Undoubtedly, it’s going to …

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How the Mothers of our India U-16 boys support them in different ways!

Boys’ telepathy with their mothers can neither be expressed in words nor can it be written in black & white – it can only be realised. Indian mothers and their fasting isn’t something which is unheard of but even as the U-16 boys play in the AFC U-16 Championship India …

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Parents of India U-16 boys attend AFC U-16 Championship to support their kids!

The parents are here and understandably they are the loudest cheerleaders. After all, it’s their sons who are representing India in the ongoing AFC U-16 Championship. Understanding the pain of a parent staying away from their sons, that too at such a tender age, All India Football Federation made arrangements …

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