German Ambassador congratulates India on winning Nehru Cup
Story Dated: Monday, September 3, 2012 21:41 hrs IST
New Delhi: German Ambassador to India, Michael Steiner congratulated the Indian team for winning the third consecutive Nehru Cup football title, beating Cameroon in a nail-biting finish last night.
"The Indian team played brilliantly to beat Cameroon in the Nehru Cup final," said Steiner.
"Representing a country with a decades-old soccer tradition, it is a delight for me to watch India doing so well at the game - all the more as cricket is still the dominant Indian sport. Well played India!," he added.
India yesterday showed nerves of steel to overcome Cameroon 5-4 via penalty shootout and retain the Nehru Cup title.
The match went into tie-breaker after the two teams were locked 2-2 at the end of 120 minutes of play at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium.