IND vs AFG Football Fight: The AFC Asian Cup Qualifier match was played between India and Afghanistan on Saturday. In the third round, India beat Afghanistan 2-1 to register their second successive win. After this victory of the Indian team, the players of Afghanistan, furious, scuffled with the Indian team. The video of this incident is becoming very viral on social media. This match was played at VYBK Stadium, Kolkata.
After losing the match, Afghanistan players expressed their anger against India. In the viral video, three Afghanistan and two Indian players can be seen initially pushing and shoving before the scuffle escalates. Although Indian goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh tried hard to pacify the players from both the sides, he too was pushed by the Afghanistan players. Seeing the scene, AFC officials rushed to the ground but the scuffle only intensified. However, the reason why the beating happened is not yet clear. The organizing committee of the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers has not said anything about the events.
India secured a crucial three points after beating Afghanistan 2-1 in a tough Group D match. Sunil Chhetri again struck his magic with a free-kick goal. After this, Afghanistan definitely made a comeback by scoring a goal, but Sahal Abdul Samad scored the last goal to give India victory.
Confident Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri after registering two consecutive victories in front of the home crowd said the team would look to advance to the next round by registering a win in the last qualifying match of the AFC Asian Cup qualification Group D against Hong Kong.