Here are some of the telecast details for the World Cup Qualifiers clash between India and Oman.
The big dream of playing in the World Cup will heat up from this week as Indian football team prepare to take on Oman in the first qualifying game. The Blue Tigers will invite the Middle East State to Guwahati on September 5, the tickets for which were put up for sale.
The draw for this World Cup is comparatively an easier one to the previous campaign which saw India finish last in the group consisting of Iran, Turkmenistan, Oman and Guam. However, this time, Igor Stimac’s side will take on Oman, Qatar, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh in the Group E.
Getting set 💪 for #INDOMA, which is just 3⃣ days away! 🙌🏻
— Indian Football Team (@IndianFootball) September 2, 2019
Both India and Oman have the same record in the head-to-head. Out of the six games played, both nations have won one and lost one, while the rest two ending in level parity. India’s last match against Oman saw them getting heavily beaten 3-0 back in October 2015.
The Blues primary aim will be to finish in the top of the pile, but they will have to overcome some of the top-ranked teams in the group like Oman and Qatar. As per the format, table toppers and four second best sides will progress to the next round, which will start from September 2020.
India FIFA 2020 World Cup Qualifiers Schedule
|September 5, 2019||Oman||Home|
|September 10, 2019||Qatar||Away|
|October 15, 2019||Bangladesh||Home|
|November 14, 2019||Afghanistan||Away|
|November 19, 2019||Oman||Away|
|March 26, 2020||Qatar||Home|
|June 4, 2020||Bangladesh||Away|
|June 9, 2020||Afghanistan||Home|
Kick off: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati
Telecast: Star Sports 3, Asianet Plus.