This match has nothing to do with the games we played because a lot of things have changed since then, Stimac said at Wednesday’s pre-match press conference, according to an AIFF press release.
Players took a long rest and started the season with their clubs. India and Kuwait are not the same.requested anonymity as he is not authorized to speak to the preIn the front three, behind the lone striker and captain Sunil Chhetri. Nikhil Pujari and Akash Mishra are likely to play the role of defenders and their passes down the flanks will be even more important if India cannot utilize Chhante’s speed. Sandesh Jhingan should keep Mehtab Singh or Rahul Bheke company in the backline.
India have played 14 matches this year and won three tournaments but approach this competition with three straight defeats, two of them in the King’s Cup and one in the Merdeka tournament. Kuwait were
after losing in the final of the SAFF Championship