1 Updates
India held by Tajikistan in AFC U-16 Qualifiers
Photo Credit: , Getty Images

India held by Tajikistan in AFC U-16 Qualifiers

Sep 22 2013, 8:22am CDT | by IANS

Kuwait City, Sep 22 (IANS) A spirited India were held to a 1-1 draw by Tajikistan in their first match of the 2013 AFC U-16 Qualifiers at the Ali Sabah Al-Salem Stadium here.

Kuwait City, Sep 22 — A spirited India were held to a 1-1 draw by Tajikistan in their first match of the 2013 AFC U-16 Qualifiers at the Ali Sabah Al-Salem Stadium here. Prosenjit Chakraborty...

Filed under: news

Full Story below YouTube Videos

 
 

 

29 weeks ago

India held by Tajikistan in AFC U-16 Qualifiers

Sep 22 2013, 8:22am CDT | by IANS

Kuwait City, Sep 22 (IANS) A spirited India were held to a 1-1 draw by Tajikistan in their first match of the 2013 AFC U-16 Qualifiers at the Ali Sabah Al-Salem Stadium here.

Kuwait City, Sep 22 — A spirited India were held to a 1-1 draw by Tajikistan in their first match of the 2013 AFC U-16 Qualifiers at the Ali Sabah Al-Salem Stadium here.

Prosenjit Chakraborty converted from the spot in the 56th minute after Saidov Karomatullo had put Tajikistan in the lead in the 36th minute, Saturday night.

Represented by All India Football Federation's (AIFF) Regional Academy boys, the Indian colts took some time to settle down. Once they did, they dominated, penetrated and forced Tajikistan to play second fiddle.

The character on display was commendable indeed. It was the first match of the AFC Championship and the first international match for the bunch.

But they were not overawed by the occasion. Down by a first-half goal the boys came back strongly forcing one to ponder as to why they couldn't garner full points.

Post the Tajikistan goal which was pushed in by Saidov off a melee following a corner, it was all India in the remaining part of the first half and the first 25 minutes of the second half.

But Tajikistan managed to hold on. Add to that rival Goalkeeper Khayriev Behruz's reflexes, India were forced to split points.

The turnaround started from the 37th minute. India's sudden burst unsettled the sturdy Tajik boys, who till the 36th minute looked a bit more in control than the Indians.

In the 44th minute, Anirudh Thapa's touch off a Jerry Lalrinzuala free-kick hit the post and went wide. A series of corners followed. But the ball wasn't just destined to go in. It was the right impetus which India needed prior to the interval.

And when they took the field in second half, the colts began with a bang. Krishna Pandit replaced Kapil Hoble and in the very first minute, Muchahary's shot was saved by a diving Khayriev.

India kept up the pressure and almost equalised in the 47th minute but this time, a Dependra Negi header off a Jerry Lalrinzuala corner was again denied by an alert Khayriev.

The equaliser seemed inevitable and it eventually came in the 56th minute. Nijwm sidestepped Azimov Abubark only to be brought down by the latter inside the box. Prosenjit Chakraborty gleefully converted from the spot.

IANS

Source: IANS

 

Don't miss ...

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Announcing Custom Authentic Handcrafted Old Fashioned Natural Mattresses  by: Orange Mattress and Custom Bedding.  Family Business Since 1902.
Announcing Custom Authentic Handcrafted Old Fashioned Natural Mattresses by: Orange Mattress and Custom Bedding. Family Business Since 1902.
Clark, NJ, April 17, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Custom Bedding - Orange Mattress has been handcrafting natural mattresses for over 100 years. Their mattresses are made to order to customers' specifications. While searching...
 
 
Cricnama and Shahi Announce Winner of "Kaun Karega Ballay Ballay"
Malik Khuram Iqbal wins Samsung Galaxy Star Pro.
 
 
After Decades of Being the Same, Cup Holders Are Drastically Changed to Finally Make Sense - Beverages Are No Longer Held from the Bottom in Stationary Cylinder Openings
After Decades of Being the Same, Cup Holders Are Drastically Changed to Finally Make Sense - Beverages Are No Longer Held from the Bottom in Stationary Cylinder Openings
The Maksimatic Spill-Preventing Cup Holder uses centripetal force to prevent beverages from spilling utilizing a 360 degree swiveling joint which allows the cup holder cylinder openings to tilt up to a 27 degree angle full-circle. No other cup holder in the world achieves this let alone is designed to do anything like this. The Maksimatic is as reliable as the laws of physics themselves and changes a design used for decades. This seems to be the next logical step in cup holders.
 
 
Lionhead Golf Club and Conference Centre Renovation
Phase 1 of a multi-million dollar renovation is nearing completion.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

The Other Important Number In The President's Obamacare Briefing: 24
President Obama was triumphant on Thursday. After facing months of questions over whether the White House would hit its goal of 7 million Obamacare sign-ups, the president had the latest enrollment data in hand—and it...
Read more on Business Balla
 
It's Good to Be King: LeBron James Tops 2014 Top-Selling NBA Jerseys
We haven’t crowned a winner for the 2014 NBA Championship, but we know who the king is when it comes to jersey sales. For the sixth time, Miami Heat power-forward LeBron James tops the NBA most-popular jersey list based...
Read more on Business Balla
 
The L.A. Clipper Miracle... Next: Democracy Will Break Out in Russia?
The Lakers are dead as Moses. The Clippers, who finished 11 games ahead of them last season and 30 in this one, are No. 3 seeds in the NBA’s Western draw, meaning they’ll be favored to stay alive for the next three or...
Read more on Business Balla
 
12 Reasons Why New Zealand's Economic Bubble Will End In Disaster
New Zealand’s economy has been hailed as one of world’s top safe-haven economies in recent years after it emerged from Global Financial Crisis relatively unscathed. Unfortunately, my research has found that many of...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Britney Spears' dad wants her to stay single
Britney Spears' father reportedly doesn't want her to get married again. The 'Perfume' hitmaker, who broke of her engagement to her former agent, Jason Trawick, in January 2013, is desperate to tie the knot with her...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
The Singular Secret For A Leader's Success: Self-Awareness
The National Advisory Council of a prestigious west coast business school was asked what single quality they thought would be most valuable for their graduates to acquire as they graduated.  The answer was self-...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill Hit With Tax Warrant
In 2003, country singer Toby Keith went all the way to #1 with his mega-hit, “I Love This Bar.” The incredible popularity of the song inspired a chain of restaurants called Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill with...
Read more on Business Balla
 
What If Doctors Could Finally Prescribe Behavior Change?
This guest article is by Sean Duffy, CEO and Co-Founder, Omada Health Three out of four Americans will die of a disease that could be avoided—if only they could re-route their unhealthy habits. A new category of...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Steve Jobs and Ezra Cornell: Entrepreneurs
More and more MBA students are choosing to major in entrepreneurship, rather than the traditional disciplines of finance and marketing. How has entrepreneurship changed over the past century-and-a-half? Or has it...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Private Equity's New Macro Challenges
For decades, private equity (PE) firms made money by focusing on the microeconomics of businesses and letting the macro conditions take care of themselves. While investors focused on industry dynamics and company...
Read more on Business Balla
 
 
Auto Balla Sexy Balla Sport Balla TV Balla Politics Balla Movie Balla Apple Balla Business Balla Ad Balla Celebrity Balla