In Football, India defeated Mauritius, 2-1 in their opening match of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Tri-Nation tournament in Mumbai last evening. Mauritius had taken the lead in the 15th minute through Jocelyn, before Robin Singh brought the hosts back into the game. Balwant Singh, then, sealed the game for India in the 62nd minute.
This was the ninth win on the trot for the 97th ranked Indian team.
India will next take on St Kitts and Nevis on Friday.
The tournament is being seen as a preparatory one for the upcoming Asian Cup Qualifiers against Macau.