1 October 2023
In an exhilarating display of talent and teamwork, India triumphed over arch rivals Pakistan, clinching the prestigious SAFF U-19 Championships with an impressive 3-0 victory.
Leading the charge for India were the sensational Minervans, Gwgwmsar Goyary and Arjun Singh Oinam, who showcased their prowess by scoring four instrumental goals throughout the tournament.
India began their campaign with a resounding 3-0 win against Bangladesh, where both Minervans, Goyary and Oinam found the back of the net, setting the stage for their remarkable journey.
Displaying their determination and resolve, the Indian National U-19 team continued their winning streak by defeating Bhutan 2-1, with Goyary once again leaving his mark on the scoresheet.
Gwgwmsar Goyary’s name reverberated throughout the tournament as the young sharpshooter showcased his extraordinary goal-scoring ability. Prolific and possessing an uncanny instinct for the net, Goyary proved to be a force to be reckoned with.
Applauded for his goal-scoring prowess, Goyary’s exceptional performance propelled India to the summit of the championship, earning him the title of highest goal scorer with an impressive tally of three goals.
In the semifinals against Nepal, the clash intensified as both teams battled to a 1-1 draw at full time. However, India displayed nerves of steel during the penalty shootout, emerging victorious and securing their rightful place in the highly anticipated final.
Facing their arch rivals, Pakistan, in a high-stakes showdown, India unleashed their full firepower, leaving no room for doubt. And once again, Goyary rose to the occasion, delivering a crucial goal to cement India’s victory.
The Indian team, brimming with pride and elation, celebrated their championship triumph, acknowledging the tireless efforts and exceptional skills of Goyary and Oinam. Their sterling performances exemplify the bright future of Indian football and inspire hope for continued success on the international stage.
As the curtains close on the SAFF U-19 Championships, Gwgwmsar Goyary rightly claims his place as the tournament’s top scorer. Fuelled by his determination and unyielding goal-scoring capabilities, he has etched his name in the annals of Indian football history.