Indian football team
Indian football team

We have been consistently creating chances, says Bibiano

ANI | Updated: Jul 04, 2018 18:36 IST

New Delhi [India], July 4 (ANI): A day after India Under-16 went down by a solitary goal to Under-17 China national team in the four-nation Hua Shan Cup CFA International Youth Football Tournament, The Indian head Coach Bibiano Fernandes said that the boys have been "consistently creating chances" in every match.
"We have been consistently creating chances in every game we have played so far, even against top opposition," Fernandes said.
"The match against China was no different as we had our chances and if we could convert those chances, it would've been a different result at the end of the day," he maintained.
The India U-16 National Team, preparing for the forthcoming Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 finals, are currently playing in the invitational four-nation tournament as part of their exposure.
"Considering we were playing the home team backed by vocal 5000 odd fans from the stands, I am proud the manner the boys responded," Bibiano said.
"They are the U-17 Chinese National Team and it was a learning experience for our U-16 boys to play against them. This Chinese Team was one of the strongest opponents we have played so far. The match was a close one and it's an ample proof that the boys are improving both mentally and physically," he added.
The coach further stated that unity and togetherness within the team is their core strength.
India are next slated to play U-16 Thailand national team on July 5. (ANI)

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