The Indian males’s nationwide workforce will play in opposition to Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in two friendlies in Dubai subsequent month (March 25 and 29, respectively), the All India Football Federation (AIFF) introduced on Tuesday.
India final performed a world sport in November 2019, in the FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers in opposition to Afghanistan (in Tajikistan) and Oman (in Muscat). India are at present on 3 factors from 5 matches, with two house matches in opposition to Asian Champions Qatar and Afghanistan, and an away sport in opposition to Bangladesh but to be performed.
As a part of the preparation for the 2 matches in opposition to Oman and UAE in March, the workforce will assemble in a preparatory camp from March 15 onwards. The camp may also be held in Dubai below coach Igor Stimac to permit the gamers to acclimatise sooner.
The two Friendlies come on the again of the U-16 nationwide workforce having travelled to UAE in February 2021, and the ladies’s nationwide workforce touring Turkey, the place they performed matches in opposition to Serbia, Russia and Ukraine.