Indian colts lost the first battle in U17 International Tournament
India started their campaign in the Atletico Paranaense U-17 International Tournament on December 12, 2016 on a bitter note as they went down fighting against the US-based club Orlando City SC by 0-1.
Indian Colts travelled to Brazil for paticipating in Atletico Paranaense U-17 International Tournament which will feature three others sides including Orlando SC U17s, the Uruguayan National U17s and the Atletico Paranaense U17s
The first half ended goalless as both teams failed to score from the chances they created.. Both teams created few half chances but failed to hit the back of the net.
After the break Orlando City SC found the back of the net in the early minutes of the half from a tethering counter-attacking move. The Orlando side did hold on to the lead till the end of the game. The colts tried harder to make the score level but their defence stood like a wall.It the was a great match for the Indian lads even though the score line stood in the Orlando sides favour.
India will face the host Atletico Paranaense December 13, 2016 at the same venue at 2330 hrs. IST.