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India wins SAFF Championship for the 8th time

17 October 2021, MVT 11:06
India celebrating being crowned SAFF Champions after the final match held on Saturday evening -- Photo: Fayaz Moosa/ Mihaaru
17 October 2021, MVT 11:06

India scores three goals in the second half of the final match against Nepal, and wins the SAFF Championship with a score of 3-0.

This is the eighth time India wins the Championship.

The first goal was scored by India's Captain Sunil Chhetri in the fourth minute of the second half. Suresh Wangjam scores a goal in the 50th minute and Abdul Sahal Samad scores their final goal in the 90th minute.

This match was held in the National Football Stadium of Maldives in Male', at nine in the evening.

Supporters from both nations attended this match.

Sunil Chhetri, who had scored the first goal of this match, was also the top scorer of this year's championship. He had scored five goals in total.

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