The Blue Tigers face Oman on March 25th and the UAE on March 29th. Both games will be played in Dubai.

India coach Igor Stimac with the team (Twitter Photo)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • India’s last international match was the FIFA World Cup qualification against Oman in Muscat in November 2019
  • Igor Stimac’s men will assemble for a camp in Dubai on March 15th
  • The Indian team have only won one game since the Croatian coach took over the team

The All India Football Federation announced Tuesday that the Indian men’s soccer team will be back in action after more than 15 months when they play their two scheduled international friendly matches next month.

The Blue Tigers face Oman on March 25th and the UAE on March 29th. Both games will be played in Dubai.

The team played their last international match in the FIFA World Cup qualifying against Oman in Muscat in November 2019.

ANNOUNCEMENT

Oman and UAE challenge #BlueTigers in March

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– Indian soccer team (@IndianFootball) February 23, 2021

The Blue Tigers will face Bangladesh and Afghanistan as part of their qualification and play the two friendlies in preparation. India have three points from five games in their qualifying.

Igor Stimac’s men will gather for a camp in Dubai on March 15, two days after the end of the Indian Super League season.

The Indian team have only won one game since the Croatian coach took over the team.