With the splendid goal of captain Sunil Chhetri, India defeated Kyrgyzstan 1-0 in the AFC Asia Cup Football Qualifiers Group A match on Tuesday. After being the first half goalless in the Sri Kantirava Stadium, Chhetri made the only important goal of the match in the 69th minute. This was Chhetri’s third goal in 3 consecutive games against Kyrgyzstan. India has now reached the top of the group with this win.
India will now travel to Macau for their third match in the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Qualifiers on September 5, 2017.