IND vs AFG Football Match: The hosts registered a 2-1 win in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifier at the VYBK Stadium in Kolkata on Saturday. However, during this time both the teams clashed with each other. A video of this entire incident is becoming fiercely viral on social media, in which players of both the teams can be seen fighting with each other.
Indian team won the match
India secured a crucial three points after beating Afghanistan 2-1 in a tough Group D match in Kolkata. Sunil Chhetri worked his magic with a free-kick goal (85′), but Zubair Amiri scored a goal during a free header (88′) before Sahal Abdul Samad’s brilliant strike (90 plus 2′).
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Afghan players started fighting
After losing the match, the players of Afghanistan expressed their anger against India. In a video shared widely on social media, three Afghanistan and two Indian players can be seen initially pushing and shoving before the scuffle escalates. However, Indian goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh tried hard to pacify the players of both the sides, but he was pushed by the Afghanistan players.
the scuffle had intensified
Seeing this scene, AFC officials reached the spot but the scuffle intensified. It is not known why the assault took place. The organizing committee of the AFC Asian Cup Qualifier has not said anything about the events. Following this win, Igor Stimac’s men will face Hong Kong in the third round of the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers.