The Under 13 team of Telangana on Saturday have been crowned as the Futsal U-13 national football champion after defeating Maharashtra at Kochi’s Rajeev Gandhi International Stadium. The Finals was played between Telangana and Maharashtra for the title and the result of the game was concluded through a penalty shootout. The championship was organised by Futsal Association of India (FAI).
In the very first five minutes of the game, team of Maharashtra took a lead by scoring one goal, then, it was Aryan R who equalised the score with a stunning goal.
In the end, the match ended with both the team with one goal each on the scorecard which lead to a penalty shootout.
Telangana converted all of their penalty kicks into goal, courtesy to Lokesh V, Vamshi Krishna and Pratham Joshi while their goalkeeper Dhanvi Tejas managed to save two penalty kicks.
Telangana boys maintained their dominance throughout the tournament by defeating each and every one of their opponents.
The team of Telangana during the group stage defeated Maharashtra 1-0, drew the match with Assam, defeated Delhi 5-1 and Andhra Pradesh in the final group stage match by 3-0.
Then, in the semis, Telangana boys beat Gujarat 3-0 with the help of two goals by Jason Powell and one by Piyush TP.