India vs Afghanistan SAFF Championship 2013 final is going to be played on 11 September 2013 and here we are going to do a preview of the match to predict the possible winner. The South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship 2013 has reached its final stage with just one final left to be played between the football teams of India and Afghanistan.
These two teams had faced each other in the last edition of the SAFF Championship 2011 final where India defeated Afghanistan by 4-0 to claim its sixth SAFF Championship title. This is a record ninth time for which the Indian team has qualified in the final of SAFF Championship while this will be the second appearance of the Afghanistan football team in the final.
“India vs Afghanistan SAFF Final Results Prediction 11 Sep 2013”
Afghanistan reached in the final after defeating the home team Nepal in first semi-final by 1-0 while India emerged victorious after a exciting battle against Maldives with 1-0 goals. Now the stage is set for these two teams as they battle against each other for the title of SAFF Championship.
The Indian team coach Wim Koevermans seems to be very satisfied with his team performance and is thinks that his team will definitely emerge as the champion on 11th September,2013. While talking about the final against Afghanistan he said that:
“It’s going to be an interesting game and Afghanistan are a good team. They have improved themselves over the past two years, but we are here to win the cup and our goal was to play five finals and win the cup. It’s some 90 plus minutes left to achieve our goal but it’s going to be a very interesting game.”
Afghan players were already dreaming about facing India in the final so that they can take some revenge of the defeat in the last years final. According to Afghanistan team coach Yousef Kargar, The loss in 2001 final had affected a lot the players, coaches and everyone else. Everone in Afghanistan is passionate and wants to take the cup home. All the player are working very hard and they definitely don’t want to go home without the SAFF Championship 2013 cup.
Till now Afghanistan team has performed good quite consistently in the 2013 edition of SAFF Championship but the Indian football team has shown some pretty poor performances in their matches and are very lucky to reach the final this time. So whatever the result will be, one thing is for sure that the fans will get to see a very thrilling match.
India vs Afghanistan SAFF Championship 2013 final match Prediction:
Out of their last three Head-to-Head matches India has won two and one resulted as a draw which gives a clear upper hand to India over Afghanistan. But if we take a look at the recent performances of the both team in the tournament then the Afghanistan football team’s performance is more better and consistent then India. So according to our analysis Afghanistan football team will enter in the ground as favorite for winning the the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Champion 2013.