8/9/2018 6:13:00 PM (GMT+3)

India U15 girls thrash Sri Lanka 12-0 in SAFF tournament

India U15 girls thrash Sri Lanka 12-0 in SAFF tournament

THIMPHU, Bhutan: India U15 women's football team rode on Shilky Devi’s hat-trick to thrash Sri Lanka 12-0 at the SAFF Championship here on Thursday.

A dominant attacking performance saw the Indians register an easy win, scoring six goals in th first half and comleted the rout in the second thanks to Shilky's hat-trick (1’, 20’,44’) and strikes by Lynda Kom (6’), Avika Singh (13’, 58’), Sunita Munda (42’, 79’), Kritina Devi (47’), Kiran (72’) and Anju (87’,90’).

The floodgates opened in the very first minute when Shilky scored from a close range. Later, Lynda Kom smashed her chance into the back of the net to double India’s lead.

India, who are clubbed with Sri Lanka and hosts in Group A. had finished runners-up to hosts Bangladesh in the inaugural edition in Dhaka last year.

 

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