The Indian football team is gearing up for a clash against Hong Kong on Tuesday, June 14 at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata, but have already qualified for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup courtesy of Philippines' loss against Palestine.
The Blue Tigers come into this game with back-to-back wins against Cambodia and Afghanistan and will look to maintain their winning momentum in order to strengthen their qualification dream.
India will now aim to qualify for the AFC Asian Cup, 2023 as group toppers if they beat Hong Kong.
If India win - They will top the group having already gained qualification for the AFC Asian Cup next year.
If India draw - Hong Kong will finish the qualification stage as the table toppers and qualify for the AFC Asian Cup along with second placed India.
If India lose - They will finish on six points and still qualify for the AFC Asian Cup following Philippines' loss to Palestine, as one among the five best second-placed teams.
India take on Hong Kong on Tuesday with kick-off scheduled for 8:30pm Indian Standard Time. You can access all the details of this game here.