2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Round 2 Kuwait vs India Match: India defeated Kuwait with a score of 1-0 on 16 November 2023, at Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait City.
Kuwait vs India Match
India secured a 1-0 victory against Kuwait on November 16 at Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium, Kuwait City in a challenging match that remained 0-0 until half-time. Manvir Singh scored at the 75th minute with an assist from Lallianzuala Chhangte.
Meanwhile, in the match between Qatar and Afghanistan on the same date at Khalifa International Stadium, Qatar emerged victorious with an 8-1 score.
FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifier: Kuwait vs India Match Overview
|Event||2026 FIFA World Cup Qualification Round 2|
|Match||Kuwait vs India|
|Date||16 Nov 2023|
|Venue||Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium, Kuwait City|
|Time||10:00 PM (IST)|
|Qualified For||1. FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifier Third Round|
2. AFC Asian Cup 2027
|Men’s FIFA Rank||– Kuwait 136 rank|
– India 102 rank
Kuwait vs India FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualification Round 2 Match
The Indian National Football Team placed in Group A is gearing up for the 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers AFC Confederations, kicking off on November 16 against Kuwait at the Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait City, with the team being led by Indian captain and striker Sunil Chhetri.
Following that, the Blue Tigers will face Qatar on November 21 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, India.
The top two positions in their group not only guarantee advancement to the Third Round of the FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifiers but also secure a spot in the 2027 AFC Asian Cup.
On the same day, Qatar and Afghanistan are set to clash at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha.
India recently clinched victory over Kuwait in the Ninth SAFF Championship 2023 final held at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bangalore, India, in July 2023.
Match Timing For Kuwait vs India World Cup Qualifier 2023:
- Kuwait vs India Match Details
- Date: 16 Nov 2023
- Time: 10:00 PM (IST)
- Venue: Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium, Kuwait City
Team Kuwait at the FIFA World Cup
Kuwait made its first appearance in the FIFA World Cup in 1982. They earned 1 point in the group stage by drawing 1-1 against Czecholovakia but didn’t advance to the knockout stage.
Team India at the FIFA World Cup
India is currently ranked 102 in the Men’s FIFA Ranking. The Blue Tigers has never qualified in the FIFA World Cup, while they did qualify in 1950, but later they withdrew from the tournament.
The Kuwait vs India match in the FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifier Second Round Match for AFC Confederation will be played at the Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium. It is a versatile stadium located in the Ardhiyah area in Kuwait City. The stadium has a capacity of 60,000.
Live Streaming Info
Where to watch Kuwait vs India 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Match in India?
The 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Kuwait vs India match will be streamed live on the SonyLIV app, and to be telecasted live on Sony Ten Sports 2 Channel in India at 10 PM.
App: SonyLIV (Android/IOS)
Television: Sony Ten Sports 2 Channel
Where to book Kuwait vs India match ticket?
Fellow Indians living in Kuwait you can book your ticket by clicking here to experience the live Kuwait vs India match in the stadium and cheer for the team.
Lineup For FIFA World Cup Qualifier Second Round
Here is the final lineup for India in the FIFA World Cup Qualification Round 2 Match:
Coach: Igor Stimac
Goalkeepers: Amrinder Singh, Vishal Kaith, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu.
Defenders: Akash Mishra, Lalchungnunga, Mehtab Singh, Nikhil Poojary, Rahul Bheke , Roshan Singh Naorem, Sandesh Jhingan, Subhasish Bose.
Midfielders: Anirudh Thapa, Brandon Fernandes, Apuian, Liston Colaco, Mahesh Singh Naorem, Rohit Kumar, Sahal Abdul Samad, Suresh Singh Wangjam, Udanta Singh Kumam.
Forwards: Sunil Chhetri, Ishan Pandita, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Manvir Singh, Rahul Kannoly Praveen.
1. When will Kuwait vs India FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualification Match be played?
Kuwait and India FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualification Second Round match will be played on 16 November 2023, 10:00 pm (IST) at the Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait City.
2. Where can i Watch Kuwait vs India 2026 FIFA Qualifier match in India?
The match between Kuwait and India in the 2026 FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualification Second Round for AFC will be streamed live on FanCode on a subscription premise, and on TV you can watch on Sports18.