India who became the First national team of the 24 participating nations of Asian cup 2019 who arrive in UAE around seventeen days before the kick off the competition.
Many Officers of Indian Embassy and Some local fans welcome their heroes at United Arab Emirates.
In 2019 Asian Cup Football Competition India have been Draw in the Group A and as per Fixtures team to Play their First Match against Thailand on 6th January followed by the two remaining group stage game on 10th January against UAE and 14th January against Bahrain.
This is the fourth appearance in this continental championship for the India in Asian cup and recently qualify in 2011. Ahead of the 2019 Asian cup Opening Clash against Thailand, India football team face to Oman in the international friendly game and it surely a best preparation ahead of the mega events.
“We received a warm welcome from the Indian Embassy and the fans on arrival. I need to thank them for their warmth,” head coach Stephen Constantine said.
“The mood of the camp is good and we look forward to acclimatize fast,” he added.
“Everyone is excited about the prospect of playing against the best teams in Asia. It’s been a long journey for us that started in March 2015,” Constantine reflected.
“It is fantastic for us to be here as we deserved to be here. But now it is time to show how good we are,” he maintained.