A spirited India today played out a 1-1 draw against Iran in the first Group D match of the AFC Women’s U-19 Championship 2017 Qualifiers.
Kashmina gave India the lead in the 59th minute while Mokhtarifar got the equaliser for Iran in the 81st minute. India were down to nine players on the field at that moment as Shetty and captain Ratanbala Devi were being treated outside the playing arena.
Kashmina’s goal came straight out of the text book. It was a counter-attack from which Shetty sped past her marker on the right flank and essayed it for Kashmina in the box. The nippy striker took her time, s