India set up final date with Afghanistan
Defending champions India beat Maldives with the help of a fabulous 86th minute goal by its defender Arnab Kumar Mondal to make its way into the final of the SAFF Championship 2013.
Although not in its best form, India still advanced to the final of South Asia’s premiere football tournament to defend its title against Afghanistan.
India had qualified for the semi-finals as runners-up from Group ‘A’ while Maldives had secured the knock-out berth as winner from Group ‘B’.
Meanwhile, Afghanistan has already reached the final of the Championship defeating Nepal 1-0 in the first semi-final match on Sunday.
Now, India will take on Afghanistan in the final match of the Championship to be held Wednesday evening at the Dasharath Stadium. Nepalnews.com