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08-October-2016 16:38 IST
BRICS U – 17 Football Tournament at Goa: Match Results

China Vs Russia

China Vs Russia

The Russian players gave an aggressive start which ended with a glorious victory.

 In the third match of the BRICS U-17 Football Tournament between China v/s Russia, the Chinese players couldn’t cope up to the intensive aggression by the Russian players, as they had a heavy foot on their opponents.

Right from the 6th minute of the match, Russia’s Kolesnichenko Kirill was able to score the opening goal of the tournament. The Russian’s defense proved to be too robust for China.

The Chinese tried their level best in blocking the continuous heavy attacks of the Russian strikers. However, Russia’s futher extended their lead by Kolesnichenko Kirill in the 68th minute and Daniil Lopatin scored a brace by giving the Russians a lead by 4 goals. Nevertheless, from the dying minutes of the game Tao Qianglong was able to score China’s only goal in a penalty shootout bringing the final score to 4-1 in Russia’s favor.


India vs South Africa


In the second match of the BRICS U-17 football tournament, India failed to score a goal with South Africa clinching a win by 0-1

Ndamolelo Radzilani’s scored the only winning goal for South Africa at the 23rd minute mark.

With India dominating the latter half of the first half, but failing to take opportunities, the boys in blue went into the tunnel at half-time trailing by a solitary goal to nil.

There were however times where it seemed India were dominating the game and even came close to almost scoring a goal numerous times but the powerful showmanship of the South Africa custodian proved too much to handle.

The full-time score line read 1-0 in South Africa’s favor.