India Under-19s face strong Uzbekistan in crucial AFC tie

Fresh from their one-goal triumph over Nepal last Sunday, the Boys in Blue will be looking to pull off a heist against Uzbekistan at the Al Arabi Stadium in Doha.

updated: October 09, 2013 20:41 IST
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Doha: India colts will be looking to exorcise the ghosts of Tehran when they clash with Uzbekistan in their third Group A encounter of the AFC U-19 Championship (Qualifiers) in Doha on Wednesday.

The Indian U-16 national team - comprising the same batch playing the AFC U-19 Qualifiers at present - narrowly went down to eventual champions Uzbekistan in the AFC U-16 Championships in Tehran.

They had lost 2-3 in their first opening Group D encounter where they later held Syria and China to goalless and 2-2 draws respectively.

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