Goalkeeper Biaka impre sed in goal for India with multiple brilliant reflex-saves to keep India in the game throughout the match. As the confidence level increased, India equalised in the 17th minute when Vikram cro sed for Deion Sanders Jerseys Ridge who made no mistake from close-range.
The U-16s completed their comeback in the 26th minute when Ridge's shot came back off the woodwork into the path of Rohit who placed the ball into the back of the net.
A spirited Indian team held on in the second-half to sustain Jordan's wave of attacks and register a well-fought victory in the first game of the tournament.
In the preparatory tour funded by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) ahead of the Drew Pearson T Shirts AFC U-16 Championship later this year, Indiawill now face Serbia on May 11. Kick off is at 10:30 IST.