In the opening match of the Torneio Internacional de Futebol Feminino Indian Women’s football team suffered a 6-1 loss to Brazil on Friday morning at the Arena da Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil. This was the first football match of the Indian team against the 2007 World Cup runners-up Brazil. Debinha opened the account for Brazil by scoring a goal in the very first minute.
The Indian women’s football team underwent a 1-6 match result defeat at the hands of Brazil in the first match of the four-nation international tournament. The Indian Women’s football team played for the first time against the 2007 World Cup runners-up Brazil. Debora Oliveira opened the account for Brazil by scoring a goal in the very first minute. Manisha Kalyan tied India in the eighth minute, equalizing on the scoreboard 1-1. Giovanna Costa again gave Brazil the lead in the 36th minute.
Brazil scored four more goals in the second half. The goals were scored by Ariadina Borges (52nd, 81st), Kerolin Ferraz (54th) and Geyse Ferreira (76th). With this match, Brazilian midfielder Formiga said goodbye to football at the age of 43. She played 233 matches in a career spanning 26 years, including seven Olympics and seven World Cups. India will next play against Chile on November 29 and Venezuela on December 2.