The Indian men’s football team will face Qatar, Kuwait, and the winner of the match between Afghanistan and Mongolia in the second round of World Cup qualifiers. The Kalinga Stadium is sold out, and India is feeling confident heading into the game. Badminton fans can also look forward to the China Masters Super 750 tournament starting today, with Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty set to open their campaign against England’s Ben Lane and Sean Vendy. Aakarshi Kashyap and HS Prannoy will also be in action on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the ISSF World Cup Finals are set to begin in Doha, with India’s 12-shooter strong contingent vying for top honors in each discipline. Yesterday saw Arsene Wenger arriving in India and expressing his excitement about exploring the potential of Indian football as a goldmine. Unfortunately for India’s football team, Manvir Singh missed training ahead of the crucial Qatar game.