Kathmandu [Nepal], Sept 24 (ANI): India on Sunday held defending Asian Champions Iraq to a goalless draw in a Group D encounter in the AFC Under -16 Championship Qualifiers at the Halchowk Stadium in Kathmandu.
Finishing their engagements on 5 points from three matches, India continued unbeaten, and now waits for engagements in other groups to finish before they find if they have made it to AFC U-16 Finals.
Notably, they have landed as the best second-placed team among the 10 groups.
Meanwhile, Iraq who finished their engagements on 7 points from 3 matches have already booked a ticket to the 2018 AFC U-16 Finals.
India started strong, keeping in mind this win would get them a ticket to the AFC U-16 Finals.
Following the restart at the hour mark, Bekey however missed a chance to finish it off even as the rival Goalkeeper was at a hand-shaking distance from him.
Two minutes later, Ravi flashed another cross from the left flank but it bounced out.
Nevertheless, the Indian boys impressed with their sheer determination. (ANI)