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WAFF 2016: India U16 vs Japan U16, Live Score and Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 04, 2018 00:28 IST

India U16 1 - 2 Japan U16 (Full Time)

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00:28 (IST)4 AUG 2018

That's it from this encounter between India U16 and Japan U16 as India lose their first match in Jordan.

Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for all the updates from around the world!! Good night, folks!

00:26 (IST)4 AUG 2018

Full Time:

India U16 1 - 2 Japan U16

A strong second half from the Asian giants helps them get over the line as they come back from 0-1 to win 2-1. India captain Vikram Singh had put India into the lead in the 27th minute as they led 1-0 at half-time. But two goals from the Samurai got them the three points in the end.


00:22 (IST)4 AUG 2018

90' - Three minutes of added time being indicated by the referee. 
Score : 1-2

00:21 (IST)4 AUG 2018

89' - Subs for India - Beken replaced by Bhuvenesh

00:14 (IST)4 AUG 2018

84' - Japan break on a quick counter-attack with an opportunity created from distance but the India keeper makes the save.

00:11 (IST)4 AUG 2018

80' - Final ten minutes of the match left as India trail by one goal as Japan lead 2-1.

00:08 (IST)4 AUG 2018

75' - We enter the final quarter of a hour as India push hard for the equalizing goal but Japan are moving the ball well.

00:03 (IST)4 AUG 2018

73' - Good freekick curled in by the Blue Tigers but the defence clear their lines.

00:02 (IST)4 AUG 2018

72' - Substitution for India:

Harpreet In
Rohit Danu Out

23:55 (IST)3 AUG 2018

63' - GOAL!! Japan lead with a close-range header scored by Shoji Toyama after a momentary lapse by the Indian defenders.

23:48 (IST)3 AUG 2018

57' - Japan score!! All square in Jordan as Kuraba Kondo gets the Japan side equal in the match finishing off a good move.

23:43 (IST)3 AUG 2018

50' - Japanese winger puts in a good cross but the Indian defence is able to keep it out.

23:36 (IST)3 AUG 2018

46' - Substitution

Ravi Rana In
Ridge D'Mello Out

23:35 (IST)3 AUG 2018

45' - And we're off in the WAFF Championship as India kick off proceedings in the second half of the match.

23:20 (IST)3 AUG 2018

Half Time:

India U16 1-0 Japan U16

India skipper Vikram Singh slotted in from the penalty spot as the Blue Tigers have take a surprise lead over the Samurai. Stay tuned for all the live updates from the second half right here at Sportskeeda.

23:16 (IST)3 AUG 2018

43' - Japan are trying to break through the India resistance but their final ball has failed them from time to time today.

23:09 (IST)3 AUG 2018

35' - CHANCE!! Japan have a close shave as an attacker cuts in from the left but the effort goes wide to the left as Niraj Kumar dives to his right.

23:07 (IST)3 AUG 2018

33' - We're past the hour mark as India lead courtesy a well-taken effort by Vikram Kumar.

22:58 (IST)3 AUG 2018

26' - PENALTY!! India are awarded a penalty and captain VIkram Singh steps up to take it. He does no mistake and slots the ball into the net.

Score : India U16 1-0 Japan U16

22:56 (IST)3 AUG 2018

22' - Ricky John takes a shot from distance but the effort is saved by the keeper.

22:51 (IST)3 AUG 2018

19' - Skipper VIkram Kumar Singh tries to find a striker inside the box with his cross but his delivery has too much power and eludes everybody in the box.

22:46 (IST)3 AUG 2018

14' - India striker Rohit Danu is put through into the box but is unable to square the ball as the attack is dealt with well by the Japanese defenders.

22:43 (IST)3 AUG 2018

11' - Good movement by the Japanese side from the left wing as the ball finds an attacker in the box but the shot is weak and the ball is out for a goalkick.

22:39 (IST)3 AUG 2018

5' - Japan have controlled the proceedings so far in the match as India look to get their momentum going in the early stages.

22:36 (IST)3 AUG 2018

1' - We're off in Jordan as Japan start off the proceedings as India play from the left to right in the first half.

22:22 (IST)3 AUG 2018

The teams are walking out onto the pitch as we are just moments away from kickoff in Jordan.

22:11 (IST)3 AUG 2018

21:59 (IST)3 AUG 2018

India U16 Starting XI:

Niraj Kumar (GK), Manish Chaudhary, Harpreet Singh, Moirangthem Singh, Shabas Ahammed, Bekey Oram, Ricky John, Ridge Melvin, Givson Singh, Vikram Singh (c), Rohit Danu

21:58 (IST)3 AUG 2018

21:58 (IST)3 AUG 2018

Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the WAFF Championship as India U16 boys get ready to face off against Asian giants Japan at the Amman International Stadium in Amman, Jordan.

21:06 (IST)3 AUG 2018

India U-16 boys will continue their WAFF Championship sojourn as they take on Asian giants Japan U-16 at the Amman International Stadium, Jordan.

The Indian U16 football team is currently on an overseas exposure Tour organized by the All India Football Federation in close association with the Sports Authority of India.

The colts acquired a better understanding with each other after playing a bunch of matches on the recently concluded China Tour where they faced DPR Korea, Thailand and China last month.

The Indian team started on a strong note when they beat Jordan in their first match with a 4-0 scoreline with Vikram Kumar scoring a hat-trick. 

The tournament consists of sides who have qualified for the AFC U-16 Championship including the defending champion Iraq. 

Can the boys continue their winning run against the heavyweights Japan. Catch all the live updates from the match right here on Sportskeeda.
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