India face Turkmenistan in AFC Under 16 Championship Qualifier

India begin their campaign in the 2020 AFC Under 16 Championship Qualifier against Turkmenistan here on Wednesday.

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Tashkent: Head coach Bibiano Fernandez believes that the Indian team has strategist for its first match. India have been placed in Group B with Turkmenistan, Bahrain and hosts Uzbekistan.

"This is one of the tightest group of AFC qualifiers and we were working hard for this competition," said Fernandez.

Indian Football Coach said We know it will not be easy to achieve the desired result in any match but we believe that if we play to the best of our ability, then we can progress beyond this group.

Fernandez said that the Indian team is ready for the challenge of Turkmenistan in the first match. He said, "Turkmenistan will be a tough opponent in the first match.

Fernandez said Of course we have been preparing for these matches for some time, so the boys know what to do. We have our own plans and hope that by implementing it in the same way, we will achieve three points tomorrow.