Bibiano Fernandes mentioned the hole between high Asian sides and India isn’t an excessive amount of.© Twitter
Indian football Under-16 staff’s head coach Bibiano Fernandes feels that within the subsequent few years India will probably be among the many high 5 groups in Asia. “If we take a look at the matches we performed the hole isn’t very large. Final time we misplaced by only one objective within the quarterfinal. We performed towards Turkmenistan and Bahrain this time and the hole isn’t an excessive amount of,” mentioned Fernades throughout an Instagram Reside chat with the Indian soccer staff’s official web page.
“Just a bit bit of labor on the bottom and we will probably be there. It’s only a matter of time earlier than we will probably be among the many high 5 groups in Asia,” he added.
India have been clubbed with the Korea Republic, Australia and Uzbekistan in Group C on the official draw for the AFC U-16 Championship Bahrain 2020 held on the AFC Home in Kuala Lumpur on June 18.
The previous Sporting Clube de Goa participant instructed that even the aspect can not play preparatory video games towards worldwide oppositions as a result of ongoing coronavirus disaster, the staff will attempt to play high quality opponents in Goa.
“We’re conscious of that and we’re engaged on that. It’s not in anyone’s hand. Hope the pandemic will get over as quickly as doable. The plan is to play matches domestically however greater stage opponents,” mentioned Fernades
“We are going to attempt to play worldwide matches but when it doesn’t occur, we’ll play matches in Goa. We are able to play towards the decrease ranked proAsi league groups,” he added.
The AFC U-16 Championship is slated to be performed between November 25 and December 12 later this 12 months in Bahrain.
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