Manvir Singh struck a late objective as India beat Kuwait 1-0 in their 2026 FIFA World Cup second-round qualifiers match here on Thursday. Manvir scored with a left-footed shot in the 75th moment as he associated a Lallianzuala Chhangte cross to assist India with dominating the game at the Jaber Al-Ahmad Global Arena. Kuwait finished the coordinate with 10 men as their player Faisal Alharbi was shipped off subsequent to picking his subsequent yellow card in the third moment of the additional time for a high boot challenge on Chhangte.
India play Asian heroes Qatar next on November 21 in Bhubaneswar.
India are set in Gathering A close by Qatar, Kuwait and Afghanistan with the main two from the gathering advancing to the third round of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
The best two groups from each gathering will likewise get capability for the 2027 AFC Asian Cup.
The Blue Tigers have never progressed to the third round of AFC’s FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
Positioned 106th on the planet, India had beaten Kuwait (149th) on punishment shootout in the last of the SAFF Titles in July.