On their exposure tour to Europe, the Indian young guns registered a mighty 12-2 victory against a side fielded by Grund 1986 FC at Budapest, Hungary. Nongdamba Naorem, Ninthoinganba, Komal and Shubham registered braces respectively whereas A Sanjeev, Rahul, Jeckson and Aniket netted a goal each.
The Colts, guided by head-coach Luis Norton, locked horns with the squad lined up by Grund on Friday evening. The game turned out to be a goal fest as the Indian contingent netted as many as twelve goals against their opponents.
Grund 1986 FC had a merry start to the tie as they scored the opening goal in the 13th minute. However, the Indian cubs registered the equaliser just three minuters later. It was Nongdamba Naorem who scored the equaliser. The youngster was in sublime form as he scored his second goal of the evening just a minute following his opener.
The Colts continued the goal-scoring party as Sanjeev added the third goal of the day around the half hour mark. However, the opposition struck a second goal to reduce the deficit to just one goal.
With three minutes of regulation time remaining in the first half, India found the net again as Rahul, who stole the limelight in the game at Italy, scored the fourth goal. The goal-fest continued in the latter half as well when Ninthoinganba struck the fifth goal of the tie. The Indians destroyed Grund's defensive forces as they added another goal at the one hour mark. This time it was Jeckson Singh who led to a 6-2 score-line in the favour of the Indian contingent.
The squad put up by Grund was easily dominated by Luis Norton's lads as Komal added the seventh and Shubham scored the eighth goal of the tie towards the final minutes of the fixture. The goal galore didn't stop here, the Indian kids added two more goals in the final ten minutes of the tie. First, Aniket registered his name on the score-sheet for the ninth strike and later Ninthoinganba converted from the penalty spot.
Around the 85th minute, Komal added the 11th strike of the night followed by the final goal being sealed under Shubham's name, with both players hereby successfully completing their brace.