On 7 July, 2019, when India began their Intercontinental Cup campaign in Ahmedabad against Tajikistan, 18-year old Gahlot made his international debut.
ISL 2019-20: Versatile Jamshedpur FC defender Narender Gahlot promises to be defensive wall of Indian football
Football wasn't the road which Gahlot wanted to take initially but he's driving in top gear on that highway for a while now, albeit with a few hiccups at the start. And with the right mixture of hard work, experience, attitude and learning, he could very well be the answer to India's defensive woes.
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India hammered Maldives 4-0 to storm into the final of of the SAFF U-18 Championship at Kathmandu on Friday.
Intercontinental Cup 2019: India's best showing of the tournament comes in inconsequential match, hold Syria 1-1
India denied Syria a place in the Intercontinental Cup final after a convincing performance, for the most part, in a 1-1 draw at the EKA Stadium in Ahmedabad.
Intercontinental Cup 2019: India coach Igor Stimac remains unaware of best pick as hosts get ready for crucial encounter with DPR Korea
It is clear from Igor Stimac’s team selections in India’s last three outings that the new boss is still looking to find a stable solution to his side, which could hurt their chances to reach the Intercontinental Cup final.
Defending champions India suffered a 2-4 defeat against Tajikistan on 7 July and that result has placed them in a precarious position in the race for the final.
Intercontinental Cup 2019: India coach Igor Stimac announces 25-player list ahead of upcoming tournament
Indian football team coach Igor Stimac on Friday named a list of 25 players ahead of the Intercontinental Cup, slated to kick off at the EKA Arena, Ahmedabad from 7 July.