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This was a climbdown for Stephen Constantine's men weeks after holding World Cup-winning coach Marcello Lippi's higher-ranked China to a goalless stalemate.
At the hour mark, keeper Aditi Chauhan proved her worth yet again with a fine save as she denied Nepal striker Sabitra from just eight yards out.
As per the October 2018 FIFA Rankings, India are currently ranked 97 while Jordan are at 112.
Nitisha Negi, who had gone to Australia to participate in an international sports tournament, was swept away by a storm at the beach in December last.
India could not make it to the Round 2 of the Qualifiers courtesy their head-to-head result against Nepal.
The international friendly match held in the city of Suzhou, East China's Jiangsu Province, on Saturday was the first between the two Asian giants in 21 years.
Cahill is the most recognisable and acclaimed international footballer in India at the moment but he has spent two seasons in China, where he proved himself too.
The senior teams of India and China last played in the 1997 Nehru Cup in Kochi which the 'Red Dragons' won 2-1.
Soo heaped praise on the Indian defence line that has not conceded so far in the tournament.
Building up to the clash, the Indian training sessions have been nothing short of gruelling with special emphasis being given to finishing.
Speaking about Barca Academy in India, Saviola pointed out that its success is due to the growing demand for professional football training.
The coach smiled when reminded that it was in 1984 when India had last held Iran to a goalless draw, in the Asia Cup Finals in Singapore.
India are scheduled to clash with China in an international friendly on October 13 at the Suzhou Olympic Sports Centre Stadium at Suzhou City, Jiangsu province.
The U-17 World Cup last year in India has influenced so much in Indian football with the quality of young players coming through, the former England international said.
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.