Is India a Footballing nation on the rise ?
Haven’t we all dreamed once of seeing Indian Football team in the world 100, and also play at the prestigious FIFA World Cup.
It was in 1950 that India got its permit to the World Cup but for the odds were not in our favor and we decided to pull out of the tournament and shut our door to the world’s biggest footballing spectacle.
On 4th of May 2017, the struggle of two long decades came to an end India is currently ranked 100th in the FIFA rankings and retained the 11th spot in Asian Football Confederation.
The next big thing for the Indian lads is to accomplish a victory against Kyrgyz Republic (FIFA world ranking 132) for the 2019 Asia Cup ( third round ) qualifier which is to be held at the Shree Kanterava Stadium on 13th June 2017.
Indian Football skipper Sunil Chhetri on social media
The Indian skipper Sunil Chhetri has taken on to popular social network site Facebook asking Indian Fans to find their song and join in at the stadium on Tuesday evening.
On a seven-game winning streak, the last 2-0 friendly win against Nepal, the question arises how far can they go?
The Blue Tigers
Surely, this time around the odds are favoring India, with a mix of recent form alongside a pool of youngsters like Sandhu, Udanta Singh, the experiences of Arnab Mondal, Robin Singh, and captain Sunil Chhetri the Blue Tigers can travel the mile.