India will now play 3 matches of FIFA World Cup qualifiers due to Corona virus

India is currently in fourth place in Group E (Photo from twitter account of Sunil Chhetri)

The Indian team had to play matches against Qatar and Afghanistan in their home country, while against Bangladesh in their country.

New Delhi. India will play the remaining three matches of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Qatar. The Confederation of Asian Football (AFC) has decided to organize matches at centralized centers due to visits and segregation rules related to the corona virus. According to the original schedule, the Indian team had to play matches against Qatar and Afghanistan at their home while Bangladesh was in their country, but was forced to change the schedule due to the global epidemic.

The AFC said in a release on Friday that Qatar will host the Group F teams of Oman, Afghanistan, India and Bangladesh, while Japan will host Group F teams Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Myanmar and Mongolia. India is currently fourth in Group E.

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He has three points from five matches. Qatar are on top with 13 points, while Oman is second behind them by one point. Second round qualification matches have not been held since November 2019 due to the epidemic.


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