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History, then heartbreak

DNMUM398318 | 10/10/2017 | Author : Chander Shekhar Luthra | WC :445

Jeakson scores India’s first ever WC goal before hosts lose 1-2 to Colombia
FIFA U-17 WORLD CUP INDIA 2017
Never bet against these free-flowing Indian Blue Cubs.
That’s the lesson that Norton de Matos’ boys taught to their much superior Latin American side Colombia even in a defeat which would have never been so reassuring as it was on Monday here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
A nation whose senior team is not even ranked within 100 at the world level, these bunch of nearly 16-year-olds matched the skills and physical prowess of much superior Colombians before going down 1-2 in the end.
Juan Penaloza strike in the fourth and 83th minute of the second half ensured Colombians saved their reputation as well as chance to qualify for next round of 16.
Having finished the first half scoreless, both teams came back with more ene
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