12/27/2018 10:29:51 PM (GMT+3)

India hold Oman 0-0 in international friendly

India hold Oman 0-0 in international friendly

ABU DHABI, UAE: India halted Oman's winning streak as the teams settled for a 0-0 draw in their friendly here on Thursday.

The Indian side, who were the first to arrive in the UAE ahead of their Group A campaign, were led by star striker Sunil Chhetri at the Baniyas Stadium but failed to find the back of the net against a resilient Omani side.

Stephen Constantine's charges will open their AFC Asian Cup against with Thailand on January 6, before playing hosts United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.

Oman have friendlies against Australia on December 30 and Thailand on January 2 before they begin their AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 campaign.

Pim Verbeek's side have four-time champions Japan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan for company in Group F. (Source: the-afc.com)