India thrash Maldives 9-0, make it to SAFF Women’s Championship semifinal | Football News

Kathmandu: Anju Tamang pumped in four goals, while Dangmei Grace scored a brace as India played against the Maldives to register a crushing 9-0 win in the SAFF Women’s Championship at Dashrath Stadium on Saturday.
India have now moved to six points from two matches and have sealed their place in the semi-finals.
India earlier beat Pakistan 3-0 in their tournament opener on Monday.
India took the lead with Tamang’s goal in the 24th minute. She struck again before halftime (45+2) as India ran out of steam 3-0.
Priyangka Devi (42nd) scored the other goal in the first half.
After the change, Tamang scored two more goals in the 85th and 88th minutes, while Dangmei Grace (53rd and 86th), Soumya Guguloth (55th) and Kashmina (84th) were the other scorers.
India will next play their final group stage game against Bangladesh on September 13.

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