Philippine Azkals vs India Game Results: 2-0
Philippines football team Azkals defeated team India, 2-0, in their Group Stage match held at the Dasarath Rangasala Stadium in Kathmandu on Sunday, March 11, for the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup in Nepal.
This victory is the first for Philippines after losing several times to team India in the past years - 5-1 in 1971, 2-0 in 1996 and 1-1 (deadlock) in 2006.
The Philippines is now tied with Tajikistan in the Group B standings with 3 points each.
North Korea leads the group with 6 points following their 2-0 drubbing of Tajikistan.
India, meanwhile, remained scoreless after two successive losses to Tajikistan and the Philippines.
On Tuesday, March 13, Philippine Azkals is set to face another former Challenge Cup champion in Tajikistan. Should they win, Azkals will now be assured of a seat in the Challenge Cup semis.