Rowlin Borges celebrated his 31st birthday today, surrounded by his Blue Tigers teammates. Another reason for celebration is his return to the national camp after more than two years. He last donned the blue of India in a 1-1 draw in a friendly against Oman in March 2021.
In the 2015 SAFF Championship in Thiruvananthapuram, India found themselves a goal down after just three minutes against Nepal. With the hosts' attack force not being able to do the needful in the first half, an unlikely hero emerged. A 23-year-old Rowllin Borges rifled a loose ball in the area straight into the roof of the net, thus bringing India level.
A stunning finish and a fitting one for Borges' first-ever international goal for
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], June 5