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AFC Asian Cup 2024 India’s Schedule Fixtures, Date, Time, Players List- Full Details

Last updated on February 17th, 2024 at 04:30 pm

AFC Asian Cup 2024 India Schedule: The commencement of the 2024 AFC Asian Cup campaign for the Indian men’s football team, to be led by Captain Sunil Chhetri, is scheduled for January 13, 2024. Find information about the match date, time, list of Indian players, venue, and more in this post.

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AFC Asian Cup 2024 India Schedule Quick Info

Article NameAFC Asian Cup 2024 India Schedule
AFC Asian Cup India Rank FIFA117 (as of February 2024)
AFC Asian Cup India Matches3
AFC Asian Cup India GroupB
AFC Asian Cup 2024 Start Date12 January 2024
AFC Asian Cup 2024 End Date10 February 2024
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AFC Asian Cup 2024 India’s Schedule

AFC Asian Cup 2024 India Schedule Fixtures

2024 AFC Asian Cup India group: India, is in Pot 4-Group B for the 2024 AFC Asian Cup alongside Australia, Uzbekistan, and Syria. The tournament, originally planned for the summer of 2023 in China, has 24 teams divided into four pots and six groups.

In 2024 AFC Asian Cup Group B, Australia leads with FIFA ranking of #23, while Uzbekistan (#66), Syria (#89) and India FIFA ranking (#117). As a matter of fact, India is going to face a tough task in qualifying as either the group winners or runners-up.

In the AFC Asian Cup 2019 edition, India had a strong start with a win against Thailand but faced disappointment after losing their last two matches.

AFC Asian Cup 2024 Groupings

As hosts, Qatar is automatically placed in Group A and will kick off its first tournament match against Lebanon on January 12, 2024 at Lusail Stadium, Lusail.

The teams that secure the top two spots in each group, along with the four best third-placed finishers out of six groups, will advance to the Round of 16.

  • Group A – Qatar, China, Tajikistan, Lebanon
  • Group B – Australia, Uzbekistan, Syria, India
  • Group C – Iran, UAE, Hong Kong, Palestine
  • Group D – Japan, Indonesia, Iraq, Vietnam
  • Group E – South Korea, Malaysia, Jordan, Bahrain
  • Group F – Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Kyrgyzstan, Oman.

2024 AFC Asian Cup India squad

2024 AFC Asian Cup India team: The Indian Football Team has released the probable players for the AFC Asian Cup 2024 India Squad list. This comprises a total of 50 players, featuring 5 goalkeepers, 15 defenders, 15 midfielders, and 15 forwards. The final team lineup for AFC Asian Cup 2024 India Squad will be decided before the tournament starts.

AFC Asian Cup 2024 Indian Men’s Football Team Players List

Head Coach: Igor Stimac

Goalkeepers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Amrinder Singh, Vishal Kaith

Defenders: Lalchungnunga, Sandesh Jhingan, Nikhil Poojary, Pritam Kotal, Subhasish Bose, Akash Mishra, Mehtab Singh, Rahul Bheke

Midfielders: Suresh Singh Wangjam, Brandon Fernandes, Udanta Singh Kumam, Naorem Mahesh Singh, Anirudh Thapa, Sahal Abdul Samad, Liston Colaco, Deepak Tangri, Lalengmawia Ralte

Forwards: Sunil Chhetri (Captain), Rahul Kannoly Praveen, Ishan Pandita, Manvir Singh, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Vikram Partap Singh.

2024 AFC Asian Cup India fixtures

AFC Asian Cup India Fixtures: AFC Asian Cup 2024 Group B will feature a total of six matches, with each team playing a one-leg match, resulting in three matches for each team. Here is the AFC Asian Cup 2024 India full schedule:

2024 AFC Asian Cup India Match Details

113 Jan5 PMAustralia vs IndiaAhmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan2-0
218 Jan8 PMIndia vs UzbekistanAhmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan0-3
323 Jan5 PMSyria vs IndiaAl Bayt Stadium, Al Khor

India’s Head-To-Head Performances

India’s Performance against Australia: India and Australia have faced each other eight times, with six friendly matches and two competitive events. India won twice and drew once, mostly in friendly games from the 1930s to the 1950s. Australia has five wins, including two in competitive events, and one draw in friendly matches.

India’s Performance against Uzbekistan: India’s performance against Uzbekistan has also been challenging, with only two draws and four defeats out of six matches from 1990s-2000s.

India’s Performance against Syria: India’s record against Syria is somewhat better compared to their performance against Australia and Uzbekistan, securing three wins, two losses, and one draw match in six encounters.

How can India Qualify for AFC Asian Cup 2024 Finals?

To qualify for AFC Asian Cup 2024 Schedule Finals, India needs to win a minimum of two matches in the group stage, either by being the top team or the second-best team in the group. They can also strive to be among the four best third-placed finishers out of the six groups to advance to the Round of 16.

AFC Asian Cup 2024 Live Telecast in India

In India, the viewers can watch the AFC Asian Cup 2024 Qatar live matches only on Star Sports and JioCinema.

Television: Sports 18

OTT Platform: JioCinema

Know the National Football Players Clubs Name

The Indian Football Team has selected players from various ISL clubs to represent the nation in AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023. Mohun Bagan Super Giant has contributed 7 players, while Mumbai City has provided 6 players. Bengaluru FC, East Bengal, Kerala Blasters, FC Goa, and Odisha FC have each contributed 2 players, and Hyderabad FC has contributed 1 player.

  1. Gurpreet Singh SandhuBengaluru FC
  2. Amrinder SinghOdisha FC
  3. Vishal KaithMohun Bagan Super Giant
  4. LalchungnungaEast Bengal
  5. Sandesh JhinganBengaluru FC
  6. Nikhil PoojaryHyderabad FC
  7. Pritam KotalKerala Blasters
  8. Subhasish BoseMohun Bagan Super Giant
  9. Akash Mishra Mumbai City
  10. Mehtab SinghMumbai City
  11. Rahul BhekeMumbai City
  12. Suresh Singh WangjamBengaluru FC
  13. Brandon FernandesFC Goa
  14. Udanta Singh KumamFC Goa
  15. Naorem Mahesh SinghEast Bengal FC
  16. Anirudh ThapaMohun Bagan Super Giant
  17. Sahal Abdul SamadMohun Bagan Super Giant
  18. Liston ColacoMohun Bagan Super Giant
  19. Deepak TangriMohun Bagan Super Giant
  20. Lalengmawia RalteMumbai City FC
  21. Sunil ChhetriBengaluru FC
  22. Rahul Kannoly PraveenKerala Blaster FC
  23. Ishan PanditaKerala Blasters FC
  24. Manvir SinghMohun Bagan Super Giant
  25. Lallianzuala ChhangteMumbai City FC
  26. Vikram Partap SinghMumbai City FC

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1. When is India’s first AFC Asian Cup 2024 match?

AFC Asian Cup 2024 India’s first match will be against Australia on January 13, at 5 PM, at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan.

2. Where to watch 2024 AFC Asian Cup live streaming in India?

Football fans in India can watch the AFC Asian Cup 2024 India Live Streaming on Star Sports.

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