SAFF Girls’s U-19 C’ships: The Indian ladies’s U19 soccer crew was declared joint winner together with Bangladesh in an ill-tempered last of the SAFF Girls’s U-19 Championship at Bir Shreshtha Shaheed Sipahi Mohammad Mostafa Kamal (BSSSMK) Stadium, Dhaka. Regardless of successful the match through toss, the Indian crew shared the trophy with their opponents following an unprecedented change of choice the match officers made.
The match went into the penalties following a 1-1 draw within the regular time. India scored their first purpose in regulation time with a strike within the eighth minute. Bangladesh levelled again within the stoppage time and the match was pressured into penalties immediately.
The drama unfolded after India gained by a coin toss
Either side saved on scoring and all of the 11 gamers (together with goalkeepers) discovered the again of the nets because the scoreline reached 11-11. The referee was informed to not proceed with the penalties and he or she abruptly known as for a toss. India received fortunate because the coin fell of their favour they usually gained the match. The drama unfolded in a giant means after this.
India began to have fun after the coin toss, whereas the Bangladesh gamers started protesting. The gang additionally started to throw a number of bottles onto the sphere and in addition shouted slogans.
Issues weren’t clear even after an hour handed. Then the match commissioner, who took the coin toss choice earlier, modified his verdict and declared India and Bangladesh the joint winners.
“It was gesture from the All India Soccer Federation. We accepted the choice to declare each side as joint winners,” an AIFF supply informed PTI.
This was the fifth version of the ladies’s event. The SAFF U19 Girls’s Championship started in 2018. This was the third time that they confronted one another within the last of the event. Bangladesh. The Bangla facet has gained the event 4 occasions together with the sharing of the honours this time. India are the one different crew to win it – a feat they achieved in 2022 and this time alongside Bangladesh in 2024.