India didn’t have the best of starts in the Nehru Cup as they went down 1-0 to Lebanon but bounced back with two consecutive victories.
other results going their way, India finds itself in the final against Syria on
Bengal’s Mehrajuddin Wadoo expressed his delight on qualifying for the final
and praised the team for recovering well from the opening game defeat.
to Goal.com he said, “The team deserves a lot of credit for this recovery. We
made a bad start but then we regrouped and produced very good performances in
our next two games.
we are into the final without having played all the round robin games so we
have really done well.”
Kashmiri also gave his thoughts on the Syria team and was confident that India
can beat them in both the round robin game and the final.
are a very good side, they defend well and also attack with a lot of intensity.
But we have belief in our own capabilities so we fancy beating them in both the
might take it a bit easy in the round robin game but we want to keep winning
and if the unused players get a chance we will do everything to win the game
even though it won’t matter much as we are already in the final,” he concluded.