FIFA U17 Women's World Cup: India's second consecutive defeat, Morocco thrashed 3-0, Team India out

Pankaj Prasad
FIFA U17 Womens World Cup
FIFA U17 Womens World Cup

India did much better against Morocco, but could not stop it from winning.

FIFA U17 Women's World Cup: Indian team is out of the title race of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. On Friday (October 14), Morocco defeated hosts India 3-0 in the match played at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. Debuting Morocco, El Madani scored in the 50th, Yasmin Jouhir in the 61st and Cherif Jenah scored in the 90+1th minute to register their first win of the tournament. Earlier, India was also defeated by the US 8-0 in its first match. Now Team India will face Brazil in their final match of the tournament on Monday.

India's performance was much better than the performance against America

Although India did much better against Morocco, it could not stop them from winning. India lost three goals in the second half here as the team lost to Morocco in their second match of Group A. After the match, Indian captain Astam Oraon said, 'We fought hard but lost the match. We will try to give our best against Brazil. At the same time, the team's head coach Thomas Dennerby said, 'This performance was much better than the performance against America. But in the match our defense and goalkeeper (second goal) made some mistakes.

Brazil will clash on October 17

Let us tell you that India is also making its debut by automatically qualifying as hosts. After defeating America in the first match and Morocco in the second match, the Indian team will now face Brazil in the final group match on October 17. Morocco are still in the race for the quarterfinals as they have three points. Title contenders Brazil and the United States played another group match on the day in a 1-1 draw here. Brazil and America now have four points each after two matches. Morocco suffered a 0-1 loss to Brazil on Tuesday. The team will now play against America on October 17.