India Seals 9th SAFF Championship Title with 5-4 Penalty Shootout win Against Kuwait

Bengaluru: In a thrilling showdown at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium on Tuesday, India secured their ninth SAFF Championship title by triumphing over Kuwait. Despite a tense battle, both teams remained deadlocked at 1-1 even after the extra time, leading the match to be settled through a nail-biting penalty shootout.

Ultimately, India emerged victorious, defeating Kuwait 5-4 on penalties and claiming the championship.

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Meanwhile, Captain Sunil Chetri scored 6 goals in the tournament to win the Golden Ball and Golden Boot.

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