SAFF Championship 2011: India take on Sri Lanka in a crucial fixture

India vs Sri Lanka
SAFF Championship 2011
7 December, 2011
Live from 6 PM

Either a draw or a win against Sri Lanka in tomorrows match will take India to the semi-finals. The players and coach are confident ahead of the important match in which India will have the favourites tag. Though the performance against Bhutan would have lifted the team moral, but the opponents should not be taken lightly as they are a formidable side.
Sunil Chhetri, India, India's key
 player for tomorrows match

Coach Savio Medeira was quoted saying,"The manner the boys responded in the last match, I stay confident that they will rise to the occasion against Sri Lanka. We need to cautious. They are sure to come all guns blazing. We need to plan everything to perfection".

Star forward Sunil Chhetri who has netted the most number of goals (3) till now said,“We have been slow but steady. The Lankans have always been dangerous opponents. We can’t afford to be complacent."

Coach Savio Medeira has not yet decided on the team selection and will decide it in the team meeting.

Matches on 7th December:


Afghanistan vs Bhutan (3pm)
India vs Sri Lanka (6pm)


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