The Indian men’s football team will face Qatar, Kuwait, and the winner of the match between Afghanistan and Mongolia in the second round of World Cup qualifiers. Keep up with the latest developments in Indian sport with ESPN India’s daily live blog, which runs throughout the day and is frequently updated. Here are all the key updates from November 21, Tuesday.
What’s in store today?
Today marks a huge day for Indian Football as Qatar come to town. The Kalinga Stadium is sold out and India is full of confidence. Can the hosts pull off one of the great upsets? In badminton, the China Masters Super 750 begins today, where Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will open their campaign against England’s Ben Lane and Sean Vendy. Aakarshi Kashyap and HS Prannoy will also be in action on Tuesday. In shooting, the season-ending ISSF World Cup Finals get underway in Doha. The top 15 ranked shooters in each discipline qualify for this event and India has a 12-shooter strong contingent.
What happened yesterday?
Yesterday was an interesting day for Indian sports fans as Arsene Wenger landed in India and called Indian football a goldmine that needs to be explored. In football news, Manvir Singh who scored the goal that won India the opening game against Kuwait missed training ahead of Qatar game due to injury concerns.