NEW DELHI: Second half goals from midfielder Yumnam Kamala Devi, skipper Oinam Bem Bem Devi and defender Alochana Senapati sealed a comprehensive victory for the India women’s National Team in their opener against Bangladesh in the SAFF’s Women Championship in Colombo on Friday.
A goalless first half was followed by a goal fest as the eves in blue found the back of the net thrice. Kamala Devi opened the scoring in the 64thminute followed by Bem Bem Devi in the 76th. Senapati completed the rout two minutes from regulation time.
India were superb in the second half even as heavy rains forced a halt of an hour. India next play Sri Lanka on September 9.
India 3 (Yumnam Kamala Devi 64th, Oinam Bem Bem Devi 76th,Alochona Senapati – 88th)