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India vs. Myanmar Men’s Football Highlights at the Asian Games Football: India Qualifies for Knockouts with a 1-1 Draw

by khushahal vishwakarma
Asian Games football

Asian Games Football 2023, Men’s Football: After a 1-1 draw against Myanmar in Hangzhou, the Indian team, led by Sunil Chhetri, advanced to the final 16 in the tournament. This marks the first time in 13 years that India has qualified for the knockout stage of a continental tournament.

The sole goal for India was scored by Captain Sunil Chhetri, who successfully converted a penalty in the 23rd minute. A penalty was awarded to Rahim Ali at that time when he was facing the goalkeeper one-on-one.

Following this, Myanmar, in the 74th minute, equalized with a header from player Kyaw Htway, defeating Indian goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh. After the goal, Myanmar continued their attacks, but the Indian defense ensured that things remained level until full-time whistle.

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