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COTIF Cup: India U-20 defeat Argentina 2-1

COTIF Cup: India U-20 defeat Argentina 2-1

COTIF Cup: India U-20 defeat Argentina 2-1

New Delhi, Aug 6 (UNI) India U-20 team defeated powerhouses Argentina 2-1 in what Coach Floyd Pinto describes as one of the "biggest days for Indian Football" in the U-20 COTIF Cup in Spain.

Goals from Deepak Tangri (4th), and a divine free-kick from Anwar Ali (68th) along with some determined pressing, defending and astute passing helped India register the upset victory against Argentina U-20 who have won 6 FIFA U-20 World Cups over the years.

Among 8 boys who represented India in the FIFA U-17 World Cup started the day for India with the rest all being from AIFF’s developmental team Indian Arrows.

For the record, this is the second time the two sides met - the first time being in the 3rd Nehru Cup in Calcutta in 1984 when India lost 0-1.



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