India football squad begins preparations ahead of Asian Cup qualifier

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A total of 15 players have already joined the national camp.

A total of 15 players have already joined the national camp and the Indian players selected for the national camp from Hero I-League clubs Mohun Bagan and JSW Bengaluru FC will be joining the camp on Wednesday, according to a release from the All India Football Federation (AIFF).

“The national team obviously is the mirror of a nation’s football and I think in these last two years we have managed to make the nation proud. We still have a long way to go but our objective will be to qualify for the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019.”

Before the clash against Myanmar, India will also play an international friendly against Cambodia in Phnom Penh on March 22.

Constantine said that Myanmar have a young squad and a very good side. “Myanmar are a young squad and their German coach (Gerd Zeise) has developed the boys over the last eight years.

“They have shown in the recent Suzuki Cup that they have developed into a very good side and they will be very difficult to beat at home.”

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