Indians Under-16 Football team entered the Quarterfinals of U-16 AFC Championship for the second time after 2002. They will play Quarterfinals against South Korea, who are the only team among four groups to have won all 3 matches. The semifinalists of the tournament will qualify for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Peru. Even in 2002, in the QF Indians played against South Korea. They would look forward to avenge that defeat (1-3) of 2002 and enter first even semifinals at AFC U-16 Championships.
Indian match will be broadcasted Live on Star Sports from 6 p.m. on Oct 1
India performance at Group C:
Playing at Kuala Lumpur, Indians finished Runners up behind Indonesia on Goal Difference
India def Vietnam 1-0 (Vikram Pratap Singh)
India vs Iran 0-0
India vs Indonesia 0-0
Performance In 2002
Indians finished third at Group A with one win against Myanmar (4-1), draw against UAE (1-1) and loss against China (1-4).
QF: lost 1-3 to South Korea