NEW DELHI: Defending Champions India have been drawn to play Syria in the Opener of the Nehru Cup which kicks-off at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on August 22, 2012. The final is slated to be played on September 2, 2012.
Besides the hosts, Cameroon, Syria, Nepal and Maldives make up the five-team group. Each Team will play each other once in the Group League matches with the top two, the Group Winners and the Group Runners-up advancing to the final.
India had won the last two editions of the Nehru Cup in 2007 and beating Syria in the final on both occasions.
The Indian squad is presently undergoing their preparatory camp at the KSFA Stadium in Bangalore and is likely relocate to Jaypee Greens, Greater Noida in mid-August.
NEHRU CUP FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT
(August 22 to September 2, 2012 (New Delhi)).
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September 2, 2012: Group Winners vs Group Runners-up
(All matches kick-off at 7pm (IST) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium).