New Delhi: India’s football team has once again won the Intercontinental Cup title. In the final match on Sunday, the Indian team defeated Lebanon 2-0. After a tough fight between the two teams till half-time, Team India made a brilliant comeback and scored a goal within 21 minutes to take the lead.
For the Indian team, Sunil Chhetri scored a brilliant goal in the 46th minute and Lallianzuala Chhangte in the 65th minute. After this, both the teams continued to fight, but the Lebanese team could not score a single goal. Eventually, Team India won the match and captured the title.
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Nikhil Poojary’s backheal nutmeg, Chhangte’ quick double touch pass and Sunil Chhetri’s One touch finish.💙
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Sunil Chhetri’s goal won hearts
Sunil Chhetri scored a brilliant goal in the final. The best view of teamwork was seen in scoring this goal in the 46th minute. Chhetri sealed the goal with a brilliant pass and an assist. After this the whole team jumped with joy. Team India won this title for the second time. The last time the Indian team won this tournament in 2018. At the same time, in the second edition in 2019, the team of North Korea became the champion. Then India was at the last fourth position. Due to the Corona epidemic, this tournament could not be held after this. This is the third edition of the Intercontinental Cup and India has captured the title for the second time.