This is the very first time that India will perform at the esports showpiece event, which is set to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark this year, from July 27 to July 30, 2022. India defeated Korea Republic and Malaysia in the FIFAe Nations Collection 2022 Playoffs to seal their qualification for the showpiece event.
The journey for the Indian efootball crew kicked-off in January 2021 when AIFF signed the participation arrangement with FIFA for the FIFAe Nations Collection 2021. India was amid 60 countries to take part and was placed in the Middle East & Africa Zone. India concluded 3rd in its zone, narrowly missing out on a place in the FIFAe Nations Playoffs 2021.
India finished the season with a world-wide position of 22 and completed earlier mentioned heavyweights these as Italy, Argentina and Spain in the 2021 rankings. For the 2022 time, India was moved to Asia/Oceania region and was awarded a place in the Engage in-Ins, which would present direct qualification to the Playoffs (the final stage in advance of the Nations Cup).
In the course of the participate in-ins, India performed 32 game titles across 4 Match Months with 12 wins, 11 losses and 9 draws. All over the 4 Match Months, India retained their spot in Division 1.
With this, India successfully certified to the Playoffs by ending 2nd in the Consistency Details chart, going one move nearer to the FIFAe Nations Cup 2022. Through this interval, India also reached its greatest worldwide ranking of 19.
Likely into the Playoffs, the intention for India was straightforward. Get 2 matches and seal your place at the showpiece occasion and that is specifically what they have completed, emphatically one could say.
Charanjot Singh, Siddh Chandarana and Saransh Jain came up with the merchandise for India at the critical hour as India defeated Korea Republic and Malaysia and now, they will be heading to Denmark at the stop of July.
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