Midfielder Amarjit Singh Kiyam to miss 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Oman, Qatar after injuring hand during training

  • Indian football team midfielder Amarjit Singh Kiyam was on Thursday ruled out of the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Oman and Qatar after suffering a hand injury during training

  • Amarjit, who led the Indian team in the U-17 World Cup in 2017, was part of coach Igor Stimac probables for the preparatory camp

  • India begin their campaign against Oman on 5 September in Guwahati followed by an away game against Asian champions Qatar in Doha on 10 September

New Delhi: Indian football team midfielder Amarjit Singh Kiyam was on Thursday ruled out of the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Oman and Qatar after suffering a hand injury during training.

 Midfielder Amarjit Singh Kiyam to miss 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Oman, Qatar after injuring hand during training

File image of Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac. Image credit: Twitter/@IndianFootball

Amarjit, who led the Indian team in the U-17 World Cup in 2017, was part of coach Igor Stimac probables for the preparatory camp.

The players assembled for the camp on 19 August in Goa.

"Midfielder @KiyamAmarjit has been ruled out of the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers against Oman and Qatar after suffering a broken hand in training," the All India Football Federation (AIFF) tweeted.

India begin their campaign against Oman on 5 September in Guwahati followed by an away game against Asian champions Qatar in Doha on 10 September.

Afghanistan is the other team in the group.

Updated Date: Aug 29, 2019 21:22:45 IST