History beckons for Indian football. A win against South Korea in their quarter-final of AFC U-17 Championship on Monday will not only book a last-four spot in the tournament but also qualify for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Peru.
India have played at a FIFA World Cup, as a host, which is different from qualifying. If the colts manage to pull off a win against the heavyweights at Kuala Lumpur tomorrow, it will be a red-letter day for India.
India qualified for the quarter-finals by virtue of finishing second from Group C while South Korea who scored 12 goals without conceding any topped Group D.
All you need to know about the match:
Date: October 1 (Monday)
Time: Coverage starts at 6 PM IST onwards
Venue: Petaling Jaya Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
TV Listing: Sports 2/2HD
Live Streaming: Hotstar (Not Confirmed)
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We've just received telecast approvals from AFC, and will now bring you LIVE broadcast of #INDvKOR in the AFC U16 Championships QF. Watch on and be part of history!— Star Sports Football (@StarFootball) September 29, 2018
GK - Lalbiakhlua Jongte (1), Santosh Singh (20), Niraj Kumar (23);
DF - Thoiba Moirangthem (2), Harpreet Singh (3), Shabas Ahammed Moothedath (4), Gurkirat Singh (5), Bikash Yumnam (16), Samir Kerketta (19), Lalrokima (21), Manish Chaudhary (22);
MF - Ravi Bahadur Rana (7), Lalchhanhima Sailo (10), Givson Moirangthem (11), Bhuvnesh Shendre (12), Ricky John Shabong (14), Eric Rempuatpuia Chhangte (17), Vikram Pratap Singh (6);
FW - Bekey Oram (8), Ridge Demello (9), Harpreet Rulbir (13), Shanon Veigas (15), Reuben Letkhotinchon (18)