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The India U-17 World Cup squads are currently in Russia to play the Granatkin Memorial Tournament, couldn't earn a positive result in their last match against Tajikistan on Friday.
In a statement released earlier today, Prime Minister @narendramodi urged the nation to rally behind FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017. #FIFAU17WC pic.twitter.com/0nVVbvS4aJ
— Indian Football Team (@IndianFootball) January 17, 2017
As the India U-17 football team lost 1-0 to 10-man Tajikistan in a 15-16th position play-off match in the Granatkin Memorial Cup in Moscow on Friday.
In the first half, both teams were failed to score a single goal to give a lead to their respective teams and in the 59th minute, Tajikistan were reduced to 10 men.
After going down to 10 men, Tajikistan committed them to defending and made it hard for the Indian strikers to foster a clear goal scoring chance.
And lastly Tajikistan U-17 side struck the match-winning goal in the 80th minute.