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Kuwait vs India FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Highlights | Manvir Singh's goal help India beat Kuwait 0-1

Manvir Singh's goal helped India beat Kuwait by 0-1 in the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2026 in Kuwait.

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Kuwait vs India FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Highlights | Manvir Singh's goal help India beat Kuwait 0-1

Manvir Singh celebrating after the goal against Kuwait. Image | AIFF

  • Nov 17, 2023 00:03 IST
    Full time |KUW 0-1 IND

    Final whistle. India start their campaign with a win over Kuwait. This is the first time India managed to win against Kuwait within the full 90 minutes. Manvir Singh with the goal for India. However, it was Chhangte who came in and changed the speed of the match. He provided the all-important assist for Manvir.

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  • Nov 16, 2023 23:56 IST
    90+6' | KUW 0-1 IND | Subs for India

    Rahul KP for Sunil Chhetri; Rohit Kumar in for Suresh.



  • Nov 16, 2023 23:55 IST
    90+3' | KUW 0-1 IND |Red card for Alharbi

    Alharbi gets the second yellow for a high foot gainst Chhangte. He gets the red card. The home team is now left with 10 men.



  • Nov 16, 2023 23:52 IST
    90' | KUW 0-1 IND | Five added minutes

    Five added minutes to the second half.



  • Nov 16, 2023 23:52 IST
    90+1' | KUW 0-1 | Yellow card for Alharbi

    Alharbi gets the second yellow of the game. He gets the card for a foul on Anirudh Thapa.



  • Nov 16, 2023 23:48 IST
    87' | KUW 0-1 IND | Alrashidi looking dangerous

    Alrashidi's shot from left to the box was on target. However, Sandesh was there to deflect the ball for a corner.



  • Nov 16, 2023 23:43 IST
    83' | KUW 0-1 IND | Two substitutions for India

    Liston Colaco in for Manvir; Thapa in for Sahal Abdul Samad



  • Nov 16, 2023 23:42 IST
    80'| KUW 0-1 IND | Mishap from Gurpreet; no harms done

    Nearly the equaliser for Kuwait. Gurpreet Singh could not grab Mohammad Abdullah's shot properly. But, there was no one to take the advantage.



  • Nov 16, 2023 23:37 IST
    76' | KUW 0-1 IND | Goal for India



    Manvir Singh celebrating after the goal against Kuwait.  Image: AIFF
    Manvir Singh celebrating after the goal against Kuwait. Image: AIFF

    Finally a goal for India. It was Lalianzuala Chhangte who provides the all important assist from the left. His cross from left found Manvir Singh on the right who did not miss the chance to put the ball into the net for India's first goal in Kuwait.



  • Nov 16, 2023 23:37 IST
    75' | KUW 0-0 | Alrashidi comes in for Kuwait

    Another substation for Kuwait. Alrashidi replaces Shabaib Alkhaldi.



  • Nov 16, 2023 23:31 IST
    71 ' |KUW 0-0 IND | Suresh goes long and wide

    Suresh tries his luck with a long shot from outside the box. However, he misses the target by a long margin. He apologies to other forwards right after the shot.



  • Nov 16, 2023 23:30 IST
    69'| KUW 0-0 IND |Yellow card Hamad

    First yellow card of the match. Hamad Alqallaf gets the yellow card for a foul on Manvir Singh.



  • Nov 16, 2023 23:27 IST
    66' | KUW 0-0 IND | Mishra injured

    Akash Mishra collides with Zanki and is on the ground. Zanki is also on the ground.



  • Nov 16, 2023 23:25 IST
    64' | KUW 0-0 IND | First change for India

    Lalianzuala Chhangte comes in for Mahesh Singh Naorem for India.



  • Nov 16, 2023 23:21 IST
    57' | KUW 0-0 IND | Shahal's corner can't find Sunil

    Shahal's right-footed corner was for Sunil Chhetri and Alanezi was there to make the deflection.



  • Nov 16, 2023 23:21 IST
    60' | KUW 0-0 IND | Cheeky but not good enough



    Mahesh Singh's short free-kick found Sunil Chhetri, who was waiting for a volley with the left-foot, failed to execute it.



  • Nov 16, 2023 23:09 IST
    48' | KUW 0-0 IND | Alhajeri nearly made it 1-0

    Mohammad Abdulah's free-kick had found Alhajeri unmarked inside the box and his header narrowly misses the target. First chance for the home team.



  • Nov 16, 2023 23:07 IST
    46' | KUW 0-0 IND | Second half starts

    A triple change for Kuwait as we start the second half. Faisal Alharbi, Ahmad Zanki and Hamd Alqallaf comes in the second half.



  • Nov 16, 2023 22:58 IST
    Half-time | KUW 0-0 IND



    Nothing much to talk about for both teams in the first half of the Kuwait vs India FIFA World Cup Qualifiers match in Kuwait. India looked more attacking with Manvir and Nikhil doing all the work in right and Mahesh trying to sneak in from left. Sunil Chhetri had the best chance of the match so far but his shot went over the bar to disappoint all the fans watching the match.



  • Nov 16, 2023 22:46 IST
    45' | KUW 0-0 IND | 2 added minutes

    2 minutes of added time in the Kuwait vs India first half.



  • Nov 16, 2023 22:45 IST
    43' | KUW 0-0 IND | Manvir Singh misses another chance

    Manvir again had the chance to score from a missed ball by the Kuwaiti defenders. But Kuwaiti defenders were there to nulify the attack.



  • Nov 16, 2023 22:39 IST
    38' | KUW 0-0 IND | Mahesh is injured

    A clash with Sultan Alenezi and Mahesh is down.



  • Nov 16, 2023 22:38 IST
    36' | KUW 0-0 | Great run from Fahad Alhajeri

    Alhajeri makes a great from to from their half to India's half. His pass to Alfaneeni was nearly accurate but the attacking mid-fielder could not control the ball.



  • Nov 16, 2023 22:36 IST
    34' | KUW 0-0 IND |India looking to create chance from right flank



      Image | AIFF
    Image | AIFF

    Sunil plays a pass along the pitch to Nikhil Poojary who plays it wide to Suresh on the right. However, Suresh fails to control the ball.



  • Nov 16, 2023 22:30 IST
    28' | KUW 0-0 IND | So close from Nikhil

    Mahesh's freekick had nearly found Nikhil Poojary on the edge of the box. It looks like Nikhil had some touch on the ball. It goes straight to Marzouq. Good spell of football for India.



  • Nov 16, 2023 22:28 IST
    27' | KUW 0-0 IND | Manvir Singh from right doing all the work



    Manvir Singh looking good in right flank as he creating all the space for Indian team.



  • Nov 16, 2023 22:23 IST
    22' | KUW 0-0 IND | Free-kic given for Kuwait

    Kuwait won the freekick after Sahal had fouled Saleh 20m outside the box. Saleh takes the freekick but Sandesh was there to negotiate it.



  • Nov 16, 2023 22:21 IST
    19' | KUW 0-0 IND | Cheetri's shot goes over the bar

    Nikhil Poojary's cross from the right flank had found Sunil Chhetri in the right position. Sunil's right-footed shot from the middle of the box, goes over the bar. First chance for India gone begging.



  • Nov 16, 2023 22:19 IST
    17'| KUW 0-0 IND |Alfaneeni takes a wild shot

    A wild shot from Alfaneeni that goes far away from the goalpost. Gurpreet did not have to do anything other than picking up the ball and kick it again.



  • Nov 16, 2023 22:15 IST
    13' | KUW 0-0 IND |Alkhaldi injured

    Shabaib Alkhaldi injured and the play is stopped for a minute.



  • Nov 16, 2023 22:13 IST
    7' | KUW 0-0 IND |Manvir tries his luck from outside the box

    Manvir Singh on the right tries his luck from outside the box. However, it is a very weak try from him. Marzouq makes an easy save.



  • Nov 16, 2023 22:09 IST
    4' |KUW 0-0 IND | Sunil steals the ball

    Indian captain Sunil Chhetri looked threatening here. He did well to take the ball way but could not do enough to score the first of the match.



  • Nov 16, 2023 22:05 IST
    Kick off | 10 pm IST

    India in their orange away jersey while Kuwait in their blue. Here We Go!



  • Nov 16, 2023 21:24 IST


  • Nov 16, 2023 21:18 IST
    Playing XIs | Kuwait vs India

    Kuwait | ABDULRAHMAN MARZOUQ, HASAN ALANEZI, KHALED IBRAHIM (C), FAHAD ALHAJERI, ULTAN ALENEZI, REDHA ABUJABARAH, MOBARAK ALFANEENI, SHABAIB ALKHALDI, ATHBI SALEH, MOHSEN GHAREEB, MOHAMMAD ABDULAH

    India | Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Rahul Bheke, Sandesh Jhingan, Akash Mishra, Suresh Wangjam, Manvir Singh, Lalengmawia, Sunil Chhetri, Sahal Abdul Samad, Mahesh Singh Naorem, Nikhil Poojary



  • Nov 16, 2023 19:39 IST
    How to watch Kuwait vs India FIFA World Cup Qualifiers match?

    In India, you can watch the match on Sony LIV and Sony Sports 2. The live updates of the match can be seen on FIFA+ as well.



  • Nov 16, 2023 19:39 IST
    Match details

    Kuwait vs India - FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifiers, Round 2

    Venue: Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium, Kuwait City

    Time: 10 pm IST



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