COTIF Cup 2018: India U20 vs Mauritania U20, Live Match Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 01, 2018 00:16 IST

India U20 0-3 Mauritania U20 (Time - 79)


00:16 (IST)1 AUG 2018

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00:12 (IST)1 AUG 2018

Full Time:

India U20 0 - 3 Mauritania U20

The ref calls an end to the game as India lose their second match in a row. El Hessen Teguedi was the star player for Mauritania grabbing two goals and an assist to his credit.

00:09 (IST)1 AUG 2018

80' - Three minutes shown as added time.

00:08 (IST)1 AUG 2018

79' - And it's three for the Mauritania youngstes now in the penultimate minute!! El Hessen Teguedi turns creator now as he slots a through ball for Ahmed Velany who rushes into the box and finishes past the hapless Gill in the Indian goal.

India U20 0 - 3 Mauritania U20

00:05 (IST)1 AUG 2018

77' - Another chance for Mauritania as the winger cuts in from the left and lays it up for the striker but the shot goes wide off the left post of the Indian goal.

00:01 (IST)1 AUG 2018

72' - GOAL!! Mauritania double their lead in the match. A throw-in attempt is not dealt well by the Indian defence and the ball comes back into the box and falls to El Hessen Teguedi who grabs his second goal of the match.

23:53 (IST)31 JUL 2018

65' - Final quarter of an hour to be played here in Spain as India keep looking for the elusive equalizing goal with the ever present danger of the Mauritanian attack.

23:50 (IST)31 JUL 2018

62' - We're past the hour mark in the match as the score still stands 1-0 in favour of the Mauritanian side.

23:47 (IST)31 JUL 2018

59' - A low shot from Aniket Jadhav after cutting in from the left side but the keeper has an easy save to make.

23:46 (IST)31 JUL 2018

54' - Substitution for India U20

Aman Chhetri IN
Abhijit Sarkar OUT

23:42 (IST)31 JUL 2018

52' - Chances being created by Mauritania as the Indian team struggles to keep their charge in check.

23:34 (IST)31 JUL 2018

46' - Corner chance for Mauritania U20 but the header does not connect properly and the ball is out for a goalkick.

23:29 (IST)31 JUL 2018

41' - The second half action resumes in Spain as India U20 trail by a solitary goal.

23:15 (IST)31 JUL 2018

Half Time:

India U20 0 - 1 Mauritania U20

A lone strike by El Hussen Teguedi has given the African side the lead as India have struggled to produce quality chances. Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for all the live action from the second half.

23:13 (IST)31 JUL 2018

39' - Superb save pulled off by Prabhsukhan Singh Gill !! The cross came from the right and the striker got a clean strike at the goal and Gill kept the ball out with a great vertical dive.

23:10 (IST)31 JUL 2018

36' - We enter the final stretch of the first half as Mauritania are looking calm and composed on the ball and looking for holes in the India defence.

23:07 (IST)31 JUL 2018

33' - We're past the half hour mark into the match as India continue to search for the equalizer.

23:00 (IST)31 JUL 2018

26' - Mauritiana Score!! A quick free-throw by the African side catches India unawares and the winger crosses in for El Hessen Teguedi to beat one player and slot it past the keeper Gill with ease into the bottom right corner.

22:57 (IST)31 JUL 2018

24' - CHANCE!!! Scare for India as a defensive mistake almost grants Mauritiana an easy chance but the defence clear for a corner.

22:56 (IST)31 JUL 2018

22' - Chance for India as a long ball falls to Sarkar but the Mauritiana keeper rushes out to clear his lines.

22:55 (IST)31 JUL 2018

20' - The drinks break is on now as the boys from the two sides take a breather from the fast-paced action. 

22:50 (IST)31 JUL 2018

16' - The Indian boys have slowly picked up the pace of the game and started to string passes together in hopes of breaking down the Mauritiana defence.

22:44 (IST)31 JUL 2018

10' - Mauritiana are moving the ball well across the pitch and testing the Indian wing-backs with their speed.

22:41 (IST)31 JUL 2018

5' - Ninthoi takes a freekick from a promising position but the keeper saves it easily.

22:34 (IST)31 JUL 2018

2' - First chance of the match falls to the African side as a through-ball frees the winger on the right and he takes a shot but Gill stands strong and makes the save.

22:32 (IST)31 JUL 2018

1' - KICK OFF!! And we're off in Spain as the Indian colts kick off proceedings against Mauritiana. India U20 will play from left to right in the first half of the match.

22:30 (IST)31 JUL 2018

The match will be played over 80 minutes with each half consisting of 40 minutes each.

22:28 (IST)31 JUL 2018

The players are singing their respective National Anthems as we approach the kick-off in Spain very soon.

22:01 (IST)31 JUL 2018

22:01 (IST)31 JUL 2018

India U20 Starting XI:

Prabhsukhan Gill (GK), Asish Rai, Narender, Sahil Panwar, Boris Singh, Deepak Tangri, Suresh Singh, Amarjit Singh Kiyam (c), Ninthoinganba Meetei, Aniket Jadhav, Abhijit Sarkar

21:59 (IST)31 JUL 2018

21:59 (IST)31 JUL 2018

Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the Cotif Cup as Indian U20 side take on African nation Mauritiana U20 in their second match of the tournament in Spain.

21:15 (IST)31 JUL 2018

Indian colts of the sub-junior U-20 category are set to continue their campaign in the Cotif Cup tournament as they take on African side Mauritiana in Spain.

The Cotif Cup sees a host of players from the FIFA U-17 World Cup squad as well as players that took part in the AFC U-19 qualifiers held in Saudi Arabia.

The first match of the tournament saw the Indian side face Spanish club Murciana a couple of days ago which saw the colts lose 2-0 in a closely contested affair. The match saw three red cards being shown by the referee including the Indian defensive duo of Anwar Ali and Jitendra Singh.

Cotif Cup will see India take on Argentina U-20, and Venezuela U-20 after the Mauritania U-20 side. Newly appointed coach Floyd Pinto will hope the boys can draw good experience from the matches which will act as build-up for the qualification phase for FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Can the Indian youngsters recover from the loss in the first match and bounce back against the African side. 

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