India has been drawn against Chinese Taipei, Pakistan and Turkmenistan in group B of the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers. Here TheHardTackle will be slicing up Indian team by doing a SWOT analysis of the Bhangra Boys so as to figure out where they stand before the qualifiers.
Calling Indian team the underdogs for the match against South Korea will be an understatement, as Korea is expected to run riot against the men in blue even if they field in a weaker team. After being knocked out of the Asian Cup, pride should act as a motivating factor for the Bhangra Boys when they take on the mighty South Koreans in their final group encounter.
India take on Australia in their Asian Cup campaign Opener on Monday. Do India have what it takes to put up a fight against the Asain numero uno or will they surrender meekly to them?
What impact will the surprise exclusion of some of the top performers of I league have on India's chances in the upcoming 2011 Asian cup? TheHardTackle analyzes the consequences of their omission.
TheHardTackle takes a glance at the recently concluded preparatory camp of Indian national team in Portugal with Asia Cup in mind. Here's a few conclusions...