The Indian senior team qualified for the AFC Asian Cup going to be held in Dubai in 2019 after winning their match against Macau ( Score 4 – 1 ) . India secured 12 points with a fourth consecutive victory.In the first half, both teams scored 1 goal each. Rowlling Borges (28th minute), Sunil Chhetri (62nd minute) and JJ Lalpekhlue (90 + 2 minute) were the other main scorer for India. In the 70th minute, Macau player ,Man hou Ho scored a self goal which complete the score sheet by 4 – 1 . Nicholas Terrao (37th minute) scored for Macau.
The coach’s conspiracy is crucial in the second half when Balwant Singh is back in the form. Balwant Singh is the hero of the tournament with a strong presence in the Indian movements. India is ranked 107th in the world rankings. Macau is at 182nd place.