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India beat Macau in AFC Asian Cup qualifier

India beat Macau in  AFC Asian Cup qualifier

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  6 Sep 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Macau, Sep 5: India took a giant step towards qualification for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup, to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2019, registering a 2-0 win over Macau in an away match at the Olympic Stadium here on Tuesday.

In a one-sided contest, substitute Balwant Singh scored a brace with a header in the 57th minute and poacher's goal in the 81st minute after a mix-up by the Macau back-line.

This was India's third successive victory and they sit pretty on top of Group A with nine points. India are scheduled to face the same opponents on October 10 in the return fixture in India. IANS

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