After a 1-1 draw in the first friendly, India notched up a 2-1 win in the second game against Nepal on Sunday
Just as the match neared the end, the home team pulled one back in the 87th minute through Tej Tamang
At 105, India are ranked above the 171st placed Nepal in the FIFA rankings, but still the Chhetri-led side produced a below-par show in the first match
The Blue Tigers haven’t been able to get a practice field since their first match on September 2 and have been stuck in the team hotel since then.
The matches kick-start India's preparations for next month's SAFF Championships in the Maldives
The five-team SAFF Championships will be held from October 3 to October 13 at the National Stadium in Male.
India are scheduled to play Nepal on September 2 and September 5 in two away games
Raheem Ali, Seriton Fernandes get maiden call-ups for India's two matches against Nepal on Sept 2 and 5
Igor Stimac's side will then face Sri Lanka (October 6), Nepal (October 8) and hosts Maldives (October 11) in their remaining round-robin league matches
Jhingan will become the first India international footballer to play in the Croatian top-tier league Prva HNL after completing a move from ATK Mohun Bagan to HNK Sibenik
Named India’s footballer of the year last month, the defender is already in Croatia
The Indian team's defensive mainstay Sandesh Jhingan is expected to join Croatian top division club HNK Sibenik
Banerjee's all-time XI has the likes of Mohammed Habib, Shyam Thapa and Shubhas Bhowmick up front, while Prasun Banerjee, Prastanta Banerjee and Gautam Sarkar man the midfield
Stimac has named an initial list of 23 probables, leaving out players from ATK Mohun Bagan and Bengaluru FC owing to the two club's commitments in the AFC Cup in the Maldives
India's football season begins with Sunil Chhetri's Bengaluru FC playing its (pending) AFC Cup qualifier against Club Eagles (Maldives) on August 15
Igor Stimac was appointed as the head coach of the Indian national football team in May 2019 for a two-year term, and has had mixed results since
From the 2021-22 ISL season, clubs will have to field a minimum of seven Indian footballers at one time, from the previous six
Ngangom Bala Devi, who is currently playing for Rangers in the Scottish Women's Premier League, has been recommended for the coveted Arjuna Award
Boats anchored along the swollen Ganga river following heavy rains, in Varanasi.PTI Photo
A beneficiary receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Vijay Verma
Tamil Nadu Governor R.N. Ravi and his wife Laxmi Ravi during the swearing in ceremony, at Raj Bhavan, in Chennai.PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar
Tamil Nadu Governor R.N. Ravi with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin after Justice Sanjib Banerjee, Chief Justice, High Court of Madras administered the oath of office and secrecy to him at swearing in ceremony, at...PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar
Army recruits at an attestation cum- passing out parade on the outskirts of Jammu.PTI Photo
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