INDIA SHINES AGAIN

TEAM INDIA WINS SAFF CHAMPIONSHIP

Published By Livemint | 05 Jul, 2023

SAFF CHAMPIONSHIP

Team India won South Asian Football Federation Championship, aka SAFF Cup on Tuesday

India defeat Kuwait

In a thrilling match, India defeated Kuwait with 5-4 in the shootout

Penalty kicks

Match was a draw with 1-1. Score remained 4-4 even after five rounds of penalty kicks

Use of 'sudden death' rule

At this point, any competitor who went ahead of the other was declared as the winner

Blue Tigers shine again

Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu saved the team Blue Colts by saving a crucial penalty kick

India's thrilling penalty shootout

For India's Blue Tigers, Mahesh Naorem stepped up and scored for the  team

Igor Stimac

Indian head coach, Stimac, became the first foreign head coach to win back-to-back SAF Championship titles