FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India suffer heavy defeat to Mexico in four-nation tournament

Mexico City: India U-17 team's World Cup preparation suffered a jolt as it crashed to a 1-5 defeat against hosts Mexico in the opening match of the Four-Nation meet on Thursday.

The Indian U-17 team poses ahead of the friendly clash against Mexico U-17. AIFF

The Indian U-17 team poses ahead of the friendly clash against Mexico U-17. AIFF

Mexico took the lead as early as the 1st minute and doubled the lead in the 23rd minute to go 2-0 into the break.

In the 53rd minute, India pulled one back after Amarjit Singh converted a spot-kick.

Five minutes later, Mexico regained their two goal advantage. Mexico then had back-to back strikes in the dying moments to complete the rout.


Published Date: Aug 04, 2017 12:27 am | Updated Date: Aug 04, 2017 12:27 am


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