Highlights Myanmar vs India, AFC Asian Cup qualifier: India beat Myanmar thanks to Sunil Chhetri's late winner
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Chhetri cited the example of India goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, who plays for Norway's Stabaek, as a case study of a foreign stint gone right.
Sunil Chhetri laments lack of international friendlies for Indian team ahead of Asian Cup qualifiers
"It's very important to keep playing friendlies. It's a sad thing that we haven't played a single game after that win against Puerto Rico. This isn't very ideal," Sunil Chhetri said.
Sitting in an advantageous position, India aim for qualification to the 2019 AFC Asian Cup when it hosts Laos in the 2nd-leg play-off match in Guwahati.
Indian football team slipped one place to occupy 163rd position in the latest FIFA rankings issued on Thursday.
India's play-off match against Laos offers some redemption after a disappointing preliminary campaign in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Football Qualifiers.