Road to U-17 World Cup: India U-16 lose 3-1 to Arminia Bielefeld U-16

The Indian U-17 World Cup squad continue their preparation against Bundesliga teams in Germany.

Nicolai Adam's Indian U-16 team who are preparing for the U-17 World Cup that will be staged in India have lost their last practice match by a 3-1 margin to German U-16 Bundesliga side Arminia Bielefeld, on Saturday.

The Arminia Bielefeld U-16 team were the first to score in the 39th minute before Aman could equalise through a penalty for the India Colts minutes after the resumption of the second half. Aman got close to scoring the second equaliser when fed by a pass from Boris but put down the opportunity before the home side scored their third time.

Among the practice matches played in July, Adam's side have so far won twice and lost twice.

INDIA U-16 - JULY PRACTICE MATCHES
Match No. Date Opponent Score Result
1 7/72016 Bayer 04 Leverkusen U-16 0-3 Lost
2 12/7/2016 Saarlandauswahl U-18 5-0 Won
3 16/7/2016 TSG 1899 Hoffenheim U-16 2-1 Won
4 23/7/2016 Arminia Bielefeld U16 1-3 Lost

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