MAZIAR KOUHYAR’S Afghanistan have missed out on Asian Cup qualification after a 2-1 defeat to India on Saturday.
The York Metropolis winger began the match on the left-hand facet, enjoying many of the recreation in entrance of just about 45,000 followers on the Salt Lake Stadium in West Bengal.
He was changed by Zubayr Amiri within the 71st minute with the sport nonetheless goalless.
India’s Sunil Chetri opened the scoring within the 86th minute, just for Afghanistan to equalise mere moments later by Amiri.
In stoppage time, Sahal Abdul Samad scored a second and decisive aim for India.
The defeat implies that Afghanistan are six factors behind the highest two groups of their group with just one recreation remaining, a conflict with Cambodia on Tuesday (12.30pm).