TheHardTackle places the Indian squad under the microscope to analyze the performances of the players in the two friendlies, the strengths and the weakness, who made it to the final squad and who didn't and also previews what to expect from the national team with a week left for the AFC Challenge
Indian coach Savio Medeira will look to test various combinations before the much coveted AFC Challenge Cup when India take on Oman in Muscat in the first of their two friendly matches. TheHardTackle previews the match.
The probable squad for the AFC Challenge Cup 2012 has been announced and the team has a new look to it with a host of senior players being dropped. Whether or not it will prove correct is anybody's guess at the moment.TheHardTackle analyzes the squad!
Here is our second installment of the series analyzing the individual performances dished out by the players in India's recently concluded AFC Challenge Cup qualification campaign. While Part-1 presented TheHardTackle's views on the Outstanding Performers, Part-2 of the performance report card deals with the other Valuable Contributors.
It was a confident and convincing performance by the Blue Tigers as they booked their berth for 2012 AFC Challenge cup with 2 wins and a draw in the qualifying round. TheHardTackle reviews the performance and comes up with a report card for each individual player. Here's the first installment on the performances meted out by the Outstanding Performers.