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

India vs Uzbekistan AFC Asian Cup 2024: Both India and Uzbekistan are in the upcoming AFC Asian Cup 2024. Both the teams in the Group of the 2024 AFC Asian Cup. India and Uzbekistan have faced each other 6 matches till date and India could not win a single match. Their first match on 4 April 1997 at the Nehru Gold Cup and that match came out to be a draw.

After 23 years both the teams will be facing each other in the AFC Asian Cup. Hope India does well this time as they have 0 winning records against Uzbekistan.

India vs Uzbekistan AFC Asian Cup 2024

India and Uzbekistan last played a football match back in 2001 and after that in 2024 both the teams will be facing each other in AFC Asian Cup 2024 that will be held in Qatar. The two teams are in the same group and will play their first match on 18 January 2024 at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium at Al Rayyan and the match will start at 8 PM (IST).

Jaloliddin Masharipov will be leading the Uzbekistan Football team in absence of Eldor Shomurodov. And on the other hand India will be under the captaincy of Sunil Chhetri.

According to the latest FIFA Ranking India is way behind Uzbekistan. India’s FIFA rank is 102 and Uzbekistan Football ranking is 68. Seeing the records and rankings it can be said that India will face tough challenge so they will have to prepare accordingly.

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

India vs Uzbekistan AFC Asian Cup 2024
India vs Uzbekistan AFC Asian Cup 2024

AFC Asian Cup India Schedule 2024

DateTimeTeamsVenueResults
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 vs SyriaAl Bayt Stadium (Al Khor)
Note The time mentioned above is India Standard Time (IST), and dates mentioned are all from 2024.

India vs Uzbekistan in 1997 and 1998

In 1997, India and Uzbekistan played a football match for the first time at the Nehru Gold Cup. The date was 4 April 1997. Result of the match was draw.

In 1998 the Indian National Football Team vs Uzbekistan National Football Team faced each other 3 times. The first match of India vs Uzbekistan was in 16 November 1998. It was a International Friendly match where the match results like 1997 came out to be draw.

The second match was also a International Friendly match between the two teams where Uzbekistan scored 4 goals and India could not score a single goal.

The third match and the final match of 1998 was in the Asian Games and like the previous game India scored 0 goals and Uzbekistan scored 2 goals.

India vs Uzbekistan
India vs Uzbekistan (Credit- Facebook)
DateMatchResults
4 Apr 1997India vs Uzbekistan 2-2
16 Nov 1998India vs Uzbekistan 0-0
19 Nov 1998India vs Uzbekistan 0-4
9 Dec 1998India vs Uzbekistan 0-2

India vs Uzbekistan in 1999 and 2001

In both 1999 and 2001 India and Uzbekistan played 2 matches. In 1999 the match was played at the AFC Asian Cup and in 2001 the match was played at the Merdeka Tournament. In both the tournaments India could not win.

India vs Uzbekistan AFC Asian Cup
India vs Uzbekistan AFC Asian Cup (Credit- Scroll.in)
DateMatchResults
24 Nov 1999India vs Uzbekistan 2-3
26 Jun 2001India vs Uzbekistan 1-2

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FAQs India vs Uzbekistan AFC Asian Cup 2024

Has India won any AFC Asian Cup?

No, India did not win a single AFC Asian Cup

How many times India qualify for AFC?

India have qualified for AFC Asian Cup 5 times. 1964, 1984, 2011, 2019 and 2023.

How many times did India beat Uzbekistan in AFC Asian Cup

India has played over 6 matches with Uzbekistan since 1997, but could not win a single match. In 1999 they played a match in AFC Asian Cup where India was defeated. In 2024 they will be facing each other again in AFC Asian Cup.

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