India lifted the coveted Intercontinental Cup by beating Lebanon in a 2-0 outing at the famous Kalinga Stadium.
Five minutes into the game, Ashqiue went down inside the box after a clip by Farran. There was a penalty shout but the referee pointed for a goal kick.
Right after the start of second half, In an exquisite buildup play, Poojary showed good skills to slip the ball to Chhangte through a tight space. Chhangte made a bursting run and squared the ball to Chhetri, who sent it home from a close distance. Chhetri had failed to find the back of the net when hosts India crossed swords with Lebanon in their previous outing at the Intercontinental Cup.
In the 66th minute, Mahesh did well to get a cracking shot away from inside the Lebanon box. Sabeh made the save but couldn’t hold on to the ball. Chhangte was the first to reach the ball and lash it inside the net from close distance.