After inspiring performance against Asian champions Qatar (0-0 draw), India played out a 1-1 draw against lower-ranked Bangladesh, who were on the verge of running away with the match before the home side's late equaliser in Kolkata on October 15.
There is nothing quite like being a football supporter. The willingness to put up with the discomfort in almost every aspect surrounding the emotion is remarkable in itself. But for a dedicated football fan everything is secondary to being at the game.
On Wednesday, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) officially unveiled Igor Stimac, 51, as the successor to Stephen Constantine, the Englishman who chose not to renew his contract that expired in January.