India U-16 boys score 14 goals past German club Rosenheim U-16
As part of the India U-17 team’s preparation for the FIFA 2017 U-17 World Cup, the squad has been touring Germany playing various teams around the country in practice games. The 14-1 win against Rosenheim U-16 came in their fifth game on tour, they lost their last game 2-3 to Redbull Salzburg U-16 just a couple of days prior to this game. It was a game played over 80 minutes with 40 minutes to each half, AIFF Media reports.
Following the Indian youngsters’ two-month tour around Germany, they will head over to compete in the AFC U-16 Qualifiers in September 2015 to be held in Tabriz City, Iran.
The Indian team got off to a dream start having scored 2 goals in the first 10 minutes. They opened the scoring in the 6th minute when Gaston put one into the back of the net. Just three minutes later Komal was brought down illegally in the box and Aramjeet stepped up to provide a 2 goal cushion early for the Indian U-17s.
It was again another interval of three minutes before India scored again, this time via Komal who won the earlier penalty. At this point, even so early in the game, it was only a question of how many the Indian colts were going to score. In just the 14th minute India registered their fourth goalscorer of the game – Ninthoi.
Rosenheim would score their only goal of their game at the 20-minute mark to reduce the deficit to three goals. The Indian team were having none of that thougha sthey took 5 minutes to score their 5th of the game this time Rahul the man behind the goal as he scored his second.
The scoreline would remain 5-1 at the break but looking threatening for the German club youth side. The U-17 Indian coach Nicolai Adam made three changes at half-time bringing on Samsher, Lal and Aman in place of Nazaw, Suresh and Sanjeev.
It took only 3 minutes since the restart for Rahul to complete his hat-trick. Ninthoi soon scored his second of the game in the 51st minute. Nicolai Adam made some more substitutions at this point replacing Sumit, Gaston and Rahul with Serif, Ajay and Nong.
It was 8-1 at the 55 minute mark when two substitutes combined as Nong found Aman with his cross and he put his name on the scoresheet.
Three more substitutions were made for India in the 57th minute Jitu was replaced by Joseph; the substitute Aman by Aniket and Inayat came on for Komal.
The referee whistled for a break at the 60-minute mark owing to the hot conditions. In the immediate aftermath of the break, Inayat made it 9-1 to the Indian young guns.
A couple minutes later Ninthoi found Amarjeet with a good assist and the latter converted with ease to make India’s score even more imposing. Boris then popped up with 2 goals in quick succession to raise the scoreline to 12-1 by the 66-minute point.
Ninthoi then scored the 13th for India in the 68th minute and by the 75th it was 14-1 as Aniket scored the last goal of the game.