SAFF Championship 2023: Indian men’s team to lock horns with Kuwait in grand final
The Indian men’s team will lock horns with Kuwait in the grand final of the Bangabandhu SAFF Championship 2023 at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bangalore tomorrow at 7:30 PM IST.
Sunil Cheetri-led Blue Tigers made it to the finals after beating Lebanon in a hard-fought semi-final game in semi-finals yesterday. The two nations will clash for the second time in this year’s tournament.
The last match between Kuwait and India in this tournament ended in a 1-1 stalemate. In that match, Sunil Chhetri scored the only goal for India and later India conceded an own goal to level scores 1-1 in the scoresheet.
While India defeated Lebanon 4-2 in a penalty shootout after regulation time and extra time ended in a stalemate in the semifinal to reach the summit clash, in other semifinal match Kuwait beat Bangladesh 1-0 in extra time to book their final berth.