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Pakistan won Under-19 Asian Rugby Championship 2013

Oct 6, 2013 14:49 IST

Pakistan on 5 October 2013 defeated India in the final of the Under-19 Asian Rugby Championship 2013 in Lahore. Pakistan won the final match with the margin of 13-11 points. At the end of the first half, both teams' scores were on par at 8- 8. However, in the second half, Pakistani team played more confidently and aggressively and won five more points for them while Indians could get only three more points.

Prior to this, Pakistan was qualified for the championship final after it beat Afghanistan by 44-6 while Indian team got by to qualify for the final after Uzbekistan failed to participate in the tournament due to some technical reasons.

Suraj Veer Sharma was the captain of Indian team while Daud Gull was the captain of Pakistan team. A Pakistan rugby team will also visit India next week to feature in the Asian Sevens in which teams from 16 nations would participate.

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