Women beat higher-ranked Chinese Taipei

Women beat higher-ranked Chinese Taipei

The Indian women’s football team beat higher-ranked Chinese Taipei 1-0 in an international friendly match to end its four-match exposure tour on a winning note here on Wednesday. - File photo

Manama, october 13

The Indian women’s football team beat higher-ranked Chinese Taipei 1-0 in an international friendly match to end its four-match exposure tour on a winning note here on Wednesday. Renu scored the all-important goal in the third minute and the Indians kept their opponents at bay till the end. Chinese Taipei are ranked 40th in the FIFA chart while the Indians are placed at 57th.

Thomas Dennerby’s team had entered the match after a 5-0 win over Bahrain in their previous outing here on Sunday.

Besides the positive result against 85th-ranked Bahrain, India had beaten UAE 4-1 and lost to 77th-ranked Tunisia 0-1 in Dubai in international friendly matches earlier this month. — PTI

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