India face Uzbekistan in play-off match of Olympic qualifiers

Updated: Mar 22, 2011, 20:51 PM IST

Dhaka: India played out a 1-1 draw with
Uzbekistan in their last league match of 2012 Olympics Women`s
Football Qualifiers first round at Bangabandhu National
Stadium here on Tuesday.

Both the teams finished on same four points -- from one
win and a draw -- and identical goal average. They will lock
horns again in a play-off match tomorrow to determine the
group winner.

Bangladesh, the third team in the tournament, were beaten
by identical margin of 0-3 by both India and Uzbekistan.

The group winner will qualify for the second round of the
2012 Olympic Qualifiers.

It was India who drew first blood in the 69th minute
through Tababi Devi. But their joy was short-lived as
Uzbekistan restored parity in the 77th minute.

PTI