India U-17 midfielder Jeakson Singh: 'Ghana were stronger and faster'

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The midfielder who scored India's only World Cup goal in the last game reacted to his team's loss against Ghana...

India succumbed to a 0-4 defeat against a strong Ghana side in their final group game in the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Thursday.

After the game, Jeakson Singh spoke to the media on the loss and pointed out the difference in the physical traits between the players from both nations.

"It was a good learning experience for us. The opponents were physically stronger and had more pace, as you all must have also noticed," said Jeakson.

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"When we knew that we had to score three goals to qualify, maybe our morale was down for a few minutes and that's why we conceded."

The Manipur-based midfielder said that the team will work harder to improve their standards of football.

"We have a got feeling of the standards now and need to work harder. We will have a break for the next two-three days and will think about the lessons."
 

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