India beats Afghanistan 2-1 in AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers
The Indian men’s football team beat Afghanistan 2-1 in its second Group D match of the AFC Asian Cup 2023 Qualifiers third round at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on Saturday.
Indian captain Sunil Chhetri scored a brilliant free-kick while Sahal Abdul Samad kept composure to score the winner in stoppage time. Zubayr Amiri scored the only goal for Afghanistan.
With this win, India, 106th in the FIFA rankings, maintained the second position in the Group D points table with six points and a goal difference of +3. Afghanistan, ranked 150th, are third on the points table. Hong Kong, who beat Cambodia 3-0 earlier in the day, are first.The post India beats Afghanistan 2-1 in AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers first appeared on Ariana News.
Source: Ariana News