INDIAN NATIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM TO PLAY LEBANON IN MUMBAI, KYRGYZSTAN IN BENGALURU

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The commercial capital of India will play host to one international friendly as well, with another AFC 2019 Asian Cup game scheduled in Bengaluru…

The Indian national football team will covene in the commercial capital of Mumbai for their training camp ahead of two very important matches in June. The venue has been finalized as the Andheri Sports Complex.

Scheduled to start on the 20th of May, the camp will run for two weeks ahead of the Blue Tigers’ trysts against Lebanon – a friendly – and the all important match against Kyrgyzstan, an Asian Football Confederations (AFC) Asian Cup 2019 qualifier.

India will go head to head against the Lebanese contingent on 7th June, with the match being hosted at the Andheri sports complex, Mumbai.

A week later – 13th June – the Stephen Constantine coached team is slated to take on the Aleksander Krestinin’s Kyrgyz nationals, in Bengaluru’s Sree Kanteerva stadium.

India will look to build on their recent surge in the Federation International de Football Association’s (FIFA) rankings, where they sit at 100th place in the recently published May 2017 update.

Sunil Chhetri netted the winning goal for the reigning South Asian Football Federation’s (SAFF) championship victors, when his 91st minute goal sunk Myanmar in their opening Group A fixture.

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