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India begins SAFF Championship 2021 campaign on October 3 SAFF Championship 2021

India begins SAFF Championship 2021 campaign on October 3

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 19 Aug 2021, 07:48 pm

Kolkata/UNI: India is all set to take part in the SAFF Championship 2021, which will be held from Sunday, October 3 onwards, at the National Football Stadium in Male, Maldives.

The Senior Men’s National Team has currently set camp in Kolkata, where they are preparing under the watchful eyes of the head coach Igor Stimac for the upcoming challenges, the first of which will be two International friendlies against Nepal in the first week of September.

India gets their 2021 SAFF Championship campaign underway on October 3 against Bangladesh, before squaring off against the likes of Sri Lanka (October 6), Nepal (October 8) and hosts Maldives (October 11).

After the round-robin group stage, the two highest-placed teams will proceed to the final, which will be played on October 13.

Upcoming fixtures are set to happen on October 3: Bangladesh vs India, October 6: India vs Sri Lanka, October 8: Nepal vs India, October 11: India vs the Maldives and the finale on October 13: