India to play practice match against Philippines

The Indian national team is all set to play a practice match against Philippines as preparation ahead of their 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup qualifiers which will be held in Qatar next month, Goal can confirm.

The Blue Tigers have already flown to Doha to play their remaining World Cup 2022 qualifying games. They resume their campaign on June 3 against hosts Qatar followed by Bangladesh and Afghanistan on June 7 and June 15 respectively. Igor Stimac’s side has already started training in Qatar and will be playing the match against Philippines this weke.

This will be the first since March that the Blue Tigers will be playing a match. They last played friendly matches against Oman and UAE in Dubai. They had drawn 1-1 against Oman and lost 0-6 to hosts UAE.

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