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India vs Syria AFC Asian Cup 2024- Can India Beat Syria?

India vs Syria AFC Asian Cup 2024: India and Syria have participated in the AFC Asian Cup 2024. And both the teams are in the same Group B. India and Syria have played 6 matches in total to date and none of the matches were in AFC Asian Cup. The first match they played was in 23 August 2007 at they Nehru Cup where unfortunately India lost.

After 5 years both the countries have come together and will be playing a match in the group stage of AFC Asian Cup.

India vs Syria AFC Asian Cup 2024
India vs Syria AFC Asian Cup 2024

India vs Syria AFC Asian Cup 2024

India and Syria have been placed in the same group of AFC Asian Cup. The last time India and Syria have played football match was in AIFF Intercontinental Cup on 16 July 2019, that came out to be draw. India vs Syria AFC Asian Cup match is on 23 January 2024 at the Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor in Qatar.

The Syria National Football Team will be under the captaincy of Ibrahim Alma and on the other hand the Indian National Football Team is under the captaincy of Sunil Chettri.

According to the latest AFC FIFA Ranking 2023, the India FIFA Ranking is 102 and Syria FIFA Ranking is 91.

Check out the AFC Asian Cup India Schedule 2024 and match results given below:

AFC Asian Cup India Schedule 2024

DateTimeTeamsVenueWinner
13 Jan5 PMIndia vs AustraliaAhmad Bin Ali Stadium (Al Rayyan)Australia
18 Jan8 PMIndia vs UzbekistanAhmad Bin Ali Stadium (Al Rayyan)Uzbekistan
23 Jan5 PMIndia v SyriaAl Bayt Stadium (Al Khor)Syria
Note The time mentioned above is India Standard Time (IST), and dates mentioned are all from 2024.

India vs Syria in 2007 and 2009

In 2007 India and Syria played 2 matches in Nehru Cup. First was in 23 August and second was in 29 August. The first was won by Syria and the second match was won by India.

Indian National Football Team
Indian National Football Team (FirstSportz )

In 2009 also India and Syria played 2 matches at the International Friendly. The first match was in 29 August and the second match was in 31 August. Here also the same happened like 2007. India and Syria won one match each.

DateMatchResultsCompetition
23 Aug 2007India vs Syria2-3Nehru Cup
29 Aug 2007India vs Syria1-0Nehru Cup
29 Aug 2009India vs Syria0-1International Friendly
31 Aug 2009India vs Syria1-0International Friendly

India vs Syria at 2012 and 2019

In 2012 also India and Syria played a match at the International Friendly tournament where India dominated Syria by scoring 2 goals and Syria could only score 1 goal.

2019 was the last time when both the countries competed with each other. In 2019 India and Syria played a match at the AIFF Intercontinental Cup. That match resulted in draw.

DateTeamsResultCompetition
22 Aug 2012India vs Syria2-1International Friendly
16 Jul 2019India v Syria1-1AIFF Intercontinental Cup

Important Links

AFC Asian Cup 2024Link
AFC Asian Cup InstagramLink
AFC Asian Cup TwitterLink
All India Football FederationLink
World Sports GalleryLink

FAQs India vs Syria AFC Asian Cup 2024

How many times India and Syria played football match

India and Syria have played 6 matches since 2007 to date and the 7th match will be played at the AFC Asian Cup 2024

Has Syria even won AFC Asian Cup?

No, Syria has never won a single title of AFC Asian Cup.

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