Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
13-October-2016 20:20 IST
BRICS U – 17 Football Tournament at Goa: Match Results

South Africa has entered the finals of BRICS U-17 Football Tournament after Brazil. At Goa today, they defeated Russia 3-1.

South Africa’s Lyle Foster scored the first goal for the team in the 22nd minute itself. Russian striker Skrobotov Ilia settled the parity by scoring a goal for their team in the dying embers of the first half. But this equivalence couldn’t retain for long because South Africa’s Mswati Mavuso scored a goal in the 54th minute. The cherry was set on South Africa’s cake was in the 84th minute when Luke Le Roux scored a screamer from 25 yards away from the Russian custodian resulting the match in favor of South Africa as 3-1.