Indian Under 20 football team made history as they defeated Argentina in COTIF Cup match in Spain, on Monday. Also Read - Mamata Banerjee to Laxmi Ratan Shukla, How Twitter Mourned The Death of Football Legend Chuni Goswami | SEE POSTS

The Indian team did not have a great run in the tournament,  losing against Murcia U-20 (2-0), Mauritania U-20 (3-0) and met Venezuela U-20 in a goalless draw. However, a draw against the six-time COTIF Champions gave the blues a much-needed lift. Also Read - Sunil Chhetri Calls For Youngsters To Train At European Academies

Deepak Tangri gave India the lead in the early stages of the game. The goal, which was assisted by Ninthoi came in the fourth minute. The team met with a major setback when Aniket Jadhav was sent off in the 50th minute, after which Anwar Ali doubled the lead with an impeccably taken free-kick with just 10-man before Argentina pulled one back in the 72nd minute. Also Read - AIFF, SAI Come Together For Online Coaching Programme


This was a historic win in Indian football and here is how the fans reacted…