Striker Sohail scored for India in the 79th minute to take the lead.
India went past UAE 1-0 in a friendly match in Dubai with the help of Sohail who scored with only 11 minutes remaining in the match. The teen got at the end of a cross from Taison Singh to ensure the victory for India.
Sohail, who got here off the bench to attain the decisive goal — his first at worldwide level.
“I’m very glad to have scored my first international goal. I would really like to dedicate this goal to my teammates. It changed into a end result of natural crew attempt and not anything else,” Sohail said.
The UAE defenders saved India at bay in the first half, however Bibiano Fernandes’ boys piled at the pressure after the break, in their pursuit of the elusive goal.
Sohail, who changed Himanshu Jangra in the 55th minute, nearly observed the step forward at the hour mark however his shot went simply wide. Finally, Sohail scored the goal which made all of the difference.
Fernandes stated that the boys recuperated nicely after their slim loss to the UAE in the first healthy closing week.
“I’m satisfied with the boys’ performance,” he stated. “We should have done nicely in the first healthy however we regrouped nicely and were given the end result tonight. This victory will offer the men with the perception and the increase that we’re searching for. That’ll be very useful for the future.”