Jockey Cup: India U16 team defeats Singapore 3-1

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The Indian colts continued their impressive start to the invitational tournament....

India U16 national team got the better of Singapore U17 team 3-1 on Saturday in the Jockey Club International Youth Invitational Football Tournament in Hong Kong. 

India had started the tournament with a win over Chinese Taipei U17s on Friday as they continue to ramp up their preparations for the AFC U-16 finals set to be held in September 2018.

On Saturday, though Singapore started brightly, pressing Indian goalkeeper Biaka into action early on, India started to dominate. 

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India took the lead in the 24th minute when Rohit Danu received a pass from midfielder Ricky John Shabong and finished the chance off with aplomb. Two minutes later, Danu made it 2-0 by capitalising on Bekey Oram's pass. 

Ridge Melvin made iot 3-0 in the 71st minute before Singapore pulled one back 11 minutes later. 

India next play Hong Kong in their last match of the tournament on Sunday.

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