Regional power houses India and Maldives will face off in the first SAFF Cup semi-final. The other semi-final will see rising powers Nepal take on surprise package Afghanistan. TheHardTackle's Guest Author, Joseph George previews the upcoming matches.
India, hosts and the most successful country in SAFF Cup will look to stamp their authority on the tournament once again. The Blue Tigers are expected to top their group while three of the weakest team in the region fight for other spot in the semi-final. Guest author Joseph George previews Group A.
TheHardTackle was present at the pre-match press conference that was held this afternoon. India would look to tide over recent disappointments when they take on Vietnam in a friendly match in Pune. Here's the complete match preview..