India eyeing to sign off with a win against Korea

Updated: 20 February 2010 15:46 IST

Already out of title contention, defending champions India will be hoping to sign off on a winning note when they take on DPR Korea in their last group match of

Colombo:

Already out of title contention, defending champions India will be hoping to sign off on a winning note when they take on DPR Korea in their last group match of the AFC Challenge Cup.

India's are already out of the semifinal race after they suffered back-to-back defeats at the hands of Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan in Group B.

India went down 1-2 against Kyrgyzstan in their first match followed by a solitary goal loss at the Turkmenistan to draw curtains to their campaign in the tournament.

Coach Sukhwinder Singh said his boys are determined to finish off on a high note and are geared up to give their best against the Korean side.

"We know that we are out of the championship but the boys are very much motivated by the last match's performance and they are ready to give their all out and combined effort tomorrow," he said.

"We are very happy the way boys played the last game against Turkmenistan. Our defending and and attacking without break was appreciated by everybody. India was in a very tough group and tomorrow's match against Korea will be again a tough game," Sukhwinder said.

"We have some injuries problems as Abanches, Jewel Raja, Robert, Rowlison are injured and Debabarta is out due to Red Card," he added.

Topics : Football Bayern Munchen
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