The All India Soccer Federation (AIFF) on Tuesday confirmed that the Blue Tigers upcoming friendlies towards Blue Tigers’ friendlies towards Belarus and Bahrain won’t be telecasted in India owing to “lack of help” and “technical feasibility”.
The India nationwide workforce are scheduled to face Bahrain and Belarus on March 23 and March 26 respectively in Bahrain, with the 2 friendlies part of their preparation for the upcoming 2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers to be held in June this 12 months.
“Regardless of our greatest efforts in working with the Bahrain FA to dwell telecast and stream the Worldwide friendlies towards Bahrain and Belarus, owing to lack of help and subsequent technical feasibility, it will not be potential to telecast the matches in India,” AIFF stated in an announcement.
“The printed manufacturing of the 2 matches lie with the host Federation. The AIFF stays dedicated to offer vital publicity for the Nationwide workforce as a part of the preparation for the ultimate spherical of the AFC Asian Cup qualifiers,” the assertion added.
The Blue Tigers who shall be with out inspirational skipper, Sunil Chhetri for the upcoming friendlies are positioned together with Afghanistan, Cambodia and Hong Kong in Group D of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers – with all of their video games set to be performed on the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata.