Best phase of my life, will work harder to win games for India: Bigan Soy

With the result tied at 1-1 after 70 minutes of action, India replaced their first choice goalkeeper Ningombam with Soy. In the shootout, where only five out of the 14 penalties were converted, Soy saved five attempts from the English women as India eked out a 3-2 win on penalties.

updated: August 08, 2013 21:32 IST
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Ranchi: Promising goalkeeper Bigan Soy on Thursday said she would work harder to fetch more laurels for the country after helping India create history by winning the nation's first-ever bronze medal in the Junior Women World Cup in Monchengladbach, Germany.

"I am very happy. It is the best phase of my life. I will work harder to win more games (for India)," Soy told PTI soon after landing here.

"The reception at the airport was warm and thrilling. The welcome I received here will remain etched in my mind forever," the 20-year-old BA student said.

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