The Indian football team will face their long-standing rivals, Pakistan, in the 2023 SAFF Championship match on Wednesday. The India vs Pakistan clash will take place at Bengaluru’s Sree Kanteerava Stadium. As the host nation, India aims to defend their championship title in this tournament. Their preparations have received a boost with their recent victory in the Intercontinental Cup, where they emerged triumphant without a single defeat under the guidance of coach Igor Stimac.
In the SAFF Championship, the Indian football team found themselves placed in Group A alongside Kuwait, Nepal, and Pakistan. Group B comprises Bangladesh, Bhutan, Lebanon, and Maldives. Pakistan recently participated in the Mauritius Four Nations Cup. Despite playing three matches in the competition, the Pakistan football team struggled to secure a victory, leaving them eager to make an impact in the SAFF Championship.
Date, Time & Venue
India vs Pakistan SAFF Championship match is on June 21, 2023 at Bengaluru’s Sree Kanteerava Stadium and will commence at 7:30 pm (IST).
Where to Watch
The India vs Pakistan match of 2023 SAFF Championship will be televised live on Eurosport and live streamed on FanCode app.
India: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Amrinder Singh and Phurba Lachenpa Tempa, Subhasish Bose, Pritam Kotal, Sandesh Jhingan, Anwar Ali, Akash Mishra, Mehtab Singh and Rahul Bheke, Liston Colaco, Ashique Kuruniyan, Suresh Singh Wangjam, Rohit Kumar, Udanta Singh, Anirudh Thapa, Naorem Mahesh Singh, Nikhil Poojary, Jeakson Singh, Sahal Abdul Samad, Lalengmawia Ralte, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Rowllin Borges and Nandha Kumar, Sunil Chhetri, Rahim Ali and Ishan Pandita
Pakistan: Saqib Hanif, Salman ul Haq, Abdul Basit and Yousaf Ijaz Butt, Muhammad Umar Hayat, Ali Khan Niazi, Muhammad Sufyan, Muhammad Umer Saeed, Mamoon Moosa Khan, Syed Abdullah Shah, Haseeb Ahmed Khan, Sardar Wali, Sohail, Easah Suliman and Abdullah Iqbal, Alamgir Ali Khan Ghazi, Ali Uzair Mahmood, Moin Ahmed, Shayak Dost, Muhammad Waleed Khan, Rahis Nabi, Harun Arrashid Faheem Hamid, Umair Ali and Muhammad Adnan Yaqoob, Abdul Samad Sha