India face Chinese Taipei in AFC Challenge Qualifiers

Besides Chhetri, Koevermans will have Alwyn George, Jeje Lalpekhlua - the star of the 2010 edition - and Robin Singh as striking options.

updated: March 01, 2013 16:49 IST
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High on confidence but low on performance, India will look to put behind the recent reverses when they take on Chinese Taipei in their opening match of the AFC Challenge Cup qualifying tournament on Saturday.

India lost to Palestine 2-4 in an international friendly at home on February 6, barely four months after their 0-2 away verdict against Singapore.

The scorers against Palestine, Syed Rahim Nabi and Clifford Miranda, will be turning out on Saturday as well, but it is again going to be skipper Sunil Chhetri who will have to shoulder the bulk of responsibility.

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