Hyderabad: India will open their soccer engagements against Rwanda in the forthcoming Afro-Asian Games on Friday.
The other teams in Pool A along with India and Rwanda (ranked 109) are Malaysia and Ghana. Malaysia and Ghana also take on each other on the opening day.
The Indian contingent, led by Bhaichung Bhutia, underwent some stretching exercises at the Gymkhana grounds. Uzbekistan arrived late Saturday night.
Pool A: India, Rwanda, Malaysia, Ghana. Pool B: Zimbabwe, Burkina Faso, Iran, Uzbekistan.