India performed better in the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) game held in Kathmandu (Nepal) and won the SAFF Men's Under-19 Championship by defeating Pakistan 3-0 on 30 September 2023.
- This championship was organized from 21 to 30 September 2023 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
- Manglenthang Kipgen performed brilliantly for India in the entire competition.
- In the final of the match, thanks to Manglenthang Kipgen, an easy victory over Pakistan was achieved.
- This is India's eighth youth title at the SAFF Championship 2023, which is a clear proof of India's regional dominance.
- Nepal's team stood third in this championship.
- Indian player Mangalenthang Kipgen was named the Most Valuable Player of the tournament.
South Asian Football Federation (SAFF):
- The South Asian Football Federation is an organization working to develop and make football more accessible to all in the South Asian region.
- SAFF was formed in 1997 by member associations from India, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
- SAFF now includes seven member countries including Bhutan.
- SAFF Headquarters: Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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SAFF: South Asian Football Federation.