While both the sides played out an even first half, Belarus took the lead through a Shuppo Nastassia penalty in the 66th minute, before Pilipenka Hanna doubled their lead with a 78-minute strike.
Despite the loss in their last friendly against Uzbekistan, the spirits are running high in the Indian camp, having put up a strong display against a side that is placed more than 10 spots above on the FIFA rankings.
While both sides created ample scoring opportunities, Uzbekistan found the back of the net with a late free-kick by Shoyimova in the 87th minute to grab the bragging rights.
Indian women's team to play friendly matches against Uzbekistan, Belarus as preparation for AFC Asian Cup
The team has been camping in Goa since December and is preparing for the AFC Women's Asian Cup, which is set to be held in India in 2022.
The international matches assume significance as India will host the women's Asian Cup from 20 January to 6 February, next year.
She recalled how she was criticised for playing football but her father, who himself was a state-level player, beat the odds to help her realise her dream.
Indian women's football team has made 'tremendous progress' in last two years, says coach Maymol Rocky
Maymol spoke in detail about the number of matches played by the team against a number of quality teams, beginning with friendlies against Hong Kong and Indonesia at the start of 2019, which saw India register four wins in as many games.
Speaking about it at length on AIFF TV, Maymol referred to the period when she first introduced it in the team.
Explaining the difficulties for a woman footballer to pursue the sport, Dalima Chhibber said, "If I want to make a career in football in India? I can do that. Would I be able to depend on a football career in India? No, I cannot."
‘Look into every small aspect of your game’: Sunil Chhetri's advice for India women’s team for 2022 Asian Cup
Chhetri said the last thing a player wants is to be overcome by a sense of regret once she starts playing the tournament because of lack of preparation.
India goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan says more women footballers will follow Bala Devi's footsteps to play abroad
Aditi Chauhan feels that with the growth in profile of the game in the country, more players will follow the footsteps of trailblazer Bala Devi, venturing out of the country in search of a professional career.
Indian footballers says hosting AFC Asian Cup great chance to develop interest in women's football in country
The Indian women's football team members are delighted at the prospect of playing the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 finals in front of home fans and feel the event can do wonders for the development of the game in the country.
Indian striker Bala Devi says match-time for Rangers FC adding 'immense value' in quest to become better footballer
Bala went to Scotland as the top scorer for the Indian team, netting an impressive 52 times in 58 games since 2010, which also makes her the top international goal scorer in the South Asian region
The final round of Hero Women's League 2019-20 will kick off in Bengaluru on 24 January, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said on Thursday.
The AIFF also earned a nomination after being named among three federations for AFC President Recognition Awards in Grassroots Football Developing category
Thi Nhung (8th minute), Thi Van (82nd) and Thi Thuy Hang (89th) scored a goal apiece for the hosts to secure the comfortable win over India
The Indian senior women's football team was on Monday held to a draw in their second international friendly against Uzbekistan at the Yakkasari Stadium in Tashkent.
The Indian women's team, which finished third in the COTIF Cup recently, will play the two matches at the Yakkasary Stadium, Tashkent on August 29 and September 2.
COTIF Cup 2019: Indian women's football team handed special third-placed trophy for impressive performance
India played four matches in the COTIF Cup, out of which they won two (3-1 against Mauritania and 7-0 against Bolivia) and lost as many (0-2 against both Villarreal and Spain U-19).
"The match against Guinea will be a tough one. African teams are always difficult to play against. They are strong, they are tough, they are speedy," Rocky said.