The All India Football Federation has arranged an international friendly between India and Philippines on the 15th of November this year.
The match will be hosted by India. This will be one of many matches the the Azkals will play in preparation for the AFC Challenge Cup next year in Maldives.
The Azkals are also set to play against UAE (FIFA Rank 82) on 9th of November in UAE apart from organizinf the Peace Cup at home. Incidentally, India was invited for this international tournament but the AIFF declined to participate in it.