You read it right. Pakistan national team - which was supposed to land Bengaluru yesterday, hasn't landed the city yet.
SAFF officials cofirmed GoalNepal that Pakistan couldn't arrive in the scheduled date due to technical reason.
Surprisingly, they will play agaist arch rivals, India tomorrow evening without a practice session. They are expected to land the city this evening.
India coach Igor Stimac didn't want to stretch the issue but appreciated Pakistan.
"Yes, they are going to play without a practice session but don't forget they have just played three international matches. They look match fit", said Stimac.
SAFF champioship is kicking off tomorrow in Bengaluru with eight teams.
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