India to play two international football friendlies next month

Updated: 10 October 2011 19:21 IST

Indian senior football team will play two international friendly matches against Malaysia next month in the run up to the South Asian Football Federation Cup to be held in New Delhi in December.

India to play two international football friendlies next month
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New Delhi:

Indian senior football team will play two international friendly matches against Malaysia next month in the run up to the South Asian Football Federation Cup to be held in New Delhi in December.

The international friendlies will be held on November 13 at the Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium at Sarusajai, Guwahati and on November 16 at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata.

"The All India Football Federation is pleased to confirm two international friendlies for the Indian senior team against the Malaysian senior team," the AIFF said in a release.

India played their last international friendly on August 25 when they lost to Guyana 1-2 during their two-match trip of the Caribbeans under interim coach Armando Colaco.

India are currently ranked 163rd in the FIFA charts while Malaysia are at the 147th spot.

The SAFF Cup will be held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi from December 2-12.

Topics : Football
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