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They next play Pakistan U-16 in their next match on September 19 and will then play hosts Mongolia U-16 and Laos U-16 in their last group league match respectively.
The match played at Serbian town of Stara Pazava on Thursday was part of Indian team's European tour to prepare for next year's U-19 Asian Championships.
India goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu says current U-16 crop better than what the senior team used to be
Wishing good luck ahead of the AFC Championship in Malaysia, Sandhu said he would like them to be humble and stay united as a team.
India will now meet Maldives in the summit clash on Saturday.
ISL on Tuesday launched a national campaign ahead of its upcoming season five, starting September 29 in Kolkata.
In the past, India have got the better of Maldives 13 times out of 18, while Maldives have won twice.
We need to rectify our mistakes before Maldives game: Indian football team coach Stephen Constantine
Constantine said there should be more players in the pipeline to put pressure on the seniors.
The 55-year-old coach is putting more stress on the importance of the international fixtures as they carry utmost importance to the development of a player.
The Indians improved after the breather but a low strike from Trent Buhagiar in the 86th minute sealed the tie for the Sky Blues.
The Indian colts rode on Vikram Pratap Singh's hattrick (3rd, 40th, 52nd minutes) and strikes from Rohit Danu (81st) and Bhuvensh (87th) to register an easy win.
India are also scheduled to play APIA Leichhardt Tigers FC and Rydalmere Lions FC on August 25 and 31 respectively.
Defending champions India have won the title seven times and would start as a favourite when Bangladesh hosts the event for the third time from September 4 to 15.
The Indian team is expected to play international friendlies against higher-ranked Saudi Arabia and China in the run-up to next year's AFC Asian Cup.
India plays in the WAFF U-16 Championship tournament alongside Iraq, Japan, Yemen and the hosts.
During a media interaction yesterday, national coach Constantine said the Indian team's performance at the U-17 World Cup was mediocre and the hype surrounding it was unjustified.