SAFF Final 2023 India vs Kuwait: Details, Broadcast, Live Streaming, Head-To-Head And Playing 11: The 14th season of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship is coming to a finish, with the final match scheduled for July 4, 2023. India will face Kuwait at the summit in Bengaluru’s Sree Kanteerava Stadium.
The Indian men’s football team advanced to the final of the SAFF Championship 2023 with a 4-2 penalty shootout victory over Lebanon on Saturday at Bengaluru’s Sree Kanteerava Stadium. India will meet Kuwait in the final on Tuesday, having risen one position to 100th in the current FIFA rankings. Kuwait defeated Bangladesh 1-0 in the other semi-final earlier in the day.
In the 2023 edition of the SAFF Championship, a total of eight teams competed. Three more than in the previous edition, held in 2021. Following a special invitation by the All-India Football Federation (AIFF), Kuwait and Lebanon are the only two non-South Asian countries to compete in the competition.
Sunil Chhetri led India will compete in the final for the 13th time, and ninth time overall. The Indian team has won the previous 13 editions of the competition. The only time they did not finish in the top two was in 2003.
SAFF Final 2023 Details
Match: India vs Kuwait
Venue: Sree Kanteerva Stadium, Bengaluru.
Day & Date: Tuesday, 2 July
Time: 07:30 PM IST
Broadcast and Live Streaming Details
The SAFF Championship 2023 Final between Kuwait and India will be broadcast live in India on DD Bharti and DD Sports. The SAFF Championship 2023 Final between Kuwait and India will be aired live on FanCode App for Indian users.
India vs Kuwait Head-To-Head
Kuwait & India will face each other for the fourth time. They have already met three times, including a group stage match earlier in the 2023 SAFF Championship that determined the group leaders. Kuwait scored an injury-time equalizer to tie the game at 1-1.
Previously, Kuwait defeated India 6-1 at the Asian Games in 1978. The next encounter was in a friendly in Abu Dhabi in 2010, which India lost 1-9. The only occasion the team India defeated the Kuwatians was in a friendly match in Kuwait City in 2004.
SAFF Final 2023 Probable Playing 11
India : Sunil Chhetri (c), Subhasish Bose, Anwar Ali, Mehtab Singh, Pritam Kotal, Anirudh Thapa, Ashique Kuruniyan, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Jeakson Singh, Sahal Samad
Kuwait: Ahmed Al-Dhefiri (c), Abdullah Al Buloushi, Hasan Al Enezi, Hussain Ali Muhaisen, Shabaib Al Khaldi, Salman Al Awadi, Abdulrahman Kameel, Fawaz Al Otaibi, Hamad Al Harbi, Eid Naser Al Rashedi, Khalid El Ebrahim