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Colin Toal’s boys put up a good fight against the West Asian nation in a practice match…

India U-16 side lost their second successive match against UAE U-16 as the latter edged out the former 3-2 at the UAE FA Stadium in Dubai on Friday.

Daniel Lalamphuia, who had scored against the same opponents a few days back, opened the scoring in the 25th minute. UAE did manage to go into the half-time break with a one goal lead with the scoreline reading 2-1.

India earned a penalty in the second half from which Alen Deroy did the needful and restored parity however the West Asians scored the winner to register a 3-2 victory.

The Indians are training in Dubai as part of their preparations for the AFC U-16 Championships later this month where they have placed in Group A alongside Uzbekistan, China and Syria.

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