Ahead of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 Contest India football team will be play against Oamn in Abu Dhabi on 27 December.
This is the Third Game as a part of the Asian cup preparation for the indian football team. Asian cup will be played between 5 January to 1 February in Three cities of UAE.
In the previous two games, India had drawn goal-less against China while Lost the match with 0-1 against Jordan.
India football team who drawn in the Group A in Asian cup while Oman is in the Group F. India team starting the Asian cup campaign with the Match against Thailand on 6th January.
As per Recent Fifa ranking Oman is currently on 84th position while india’s on 97th.
“Oman will be in some ways very similar to Bahrain and UAE which is why we wanted to play them so that we can get a good idea of what we are going to face in the group stages,” Indian Coach Stephen Constantine said.
“It’s now a question of trying to establish a rhythm and making sure we all know what we have to do. In our last game against Jordan, the circumstances were exceptional and that was a good learning experience for all the players.”
India Football Federation general secretary Kushal Das said,
“Oman are a very strong team. We were drawn against them in the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifiers and are aware of their quality and strength. It will be the perfect test for our boys as they gear up for the Asian Cup.”