Star Sports Network will broadcast the friendly football game between India and China live on tomorrow (Saturday).
Indian national football team’s friendly fixture against People’s Republic of China will be broadcast live on the Star Sports network, Hotstar and Jio TV from 5 pm tomorrow (Saturday).
This is the first time the Indian team will play against China and the game as rightly termed by coach Stephen Constantine is “much more than friendly” as it serves as a perfect warm-up for the national team ahead of AFC Asian Cup 2019.
The broadcaster, in a promotional video released a on its social media platforms, is promoting the match as “there’s no such thing as a friendly when the aim is to reach newer heights of footballing glory! ”.
China are ranked 21 places higher than India’s current best ever international ranking at 97.
The Sunil Chhetri-led team under the guidance of head coach Stephen Constantine had enjoyed a 13-match unbeaten, run which was interrupted by Kyrgyzstan earlier this year. This was followed by a wonderful outing in the SAFF Cup campaign where the team finished as runners-up.
Star will broadcast the match in English, Hindi and Tamil across the Star Sports network channels and OTT platforms Hotstar and Jio TV.
Thee Squad : Goalkeepers – Amrinder Singh, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Karanjit Singh; Defenders – Pritam Kotal, Sandesh Jhingan, Sarthak Golui, Anas Edathodika, Subhasish Bose, Salam Ranjan Singh, Narayan Das; Midfielders: Udanta Singh, Pronay Halder, Nikhil Poojary, Rowllin Borges, Vinit Rai, Anirudh Thapa, Halicharan Narzary, Ashique Kuruniyan.