India defeats Maldives 9-0, reaches semifinal of SAFF Women’s Championship

New Delhi [India]: The Senior Indian Women’s Team pranced home to a huge 9-0 triumph against Maldives in their 2nd match of the SAFF Female’s Champion in Nepal at the Dashrath Arena in Kathmandu, Nepal on Saturday.
India have actually relocated to 6 factors from 2 matches and also sealed their location in the semi-final. Anju Tamang was the star of the show, netting 4 objectives, as Dangmei Elegance scored two. Priyanka Devi, Soumya Guguloth, and also Kashmina included one each to make it 9-0 in India’s favour.
The Blue Tigresses gained four edges in the initial 10 minutes itself. The Maldives defence found it tough to maintain them at bay, as well as India rose right into the lead in the 24th minute. Anju Tamang and also Ranjana Chanu dealt with a brief edge, as well as the previous cut inside and conjectured which dipped into the top edge.
One goal up, the Blue Tigresses pressed forward, and also doubled their lead through Priyanka, who wrecked residence a cross from Ashalata Devi. Anju added a third simply seconds before the half-time whistle, when she tapped in a rebound that came off an effective shot by Ratanbala Devi.
Altering over, India grabbed where they left off. In the 53rd min, Dangmei Grace obtained her name on the scoresheet, when she rounded the goalkeeper and also jabbed it home.
Minutes later on, alternative Soumya Guguloth made it 5-0, touching in a cross by captain Ashalata Devi.
India went on attacking the Maldives third, and the effort saw a flurry of goals in the last 10 mins of regulation time. Substitute Kashmina Rai got her name on the scoresheet when her long-ranger was overflowed the line by Maldives caretaker.
A min later, the Maldives custodian once more spilled a cross from Ranjana Chanu, as well as Anju Tamang got on hand to finish her hat trick. Dangmei Elegance made it 8-0 with a long-ranger, and with two mins of regulation time left on the clock, Anju finished the thrashing nodding in a Ranjana cross.
India following plays their last team phase match against Bangladesh on September 13.

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