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The Indian national football team failed to qualify for the FIFA World Cup 2022, making it the first time since 1974 that the country will not be represented.

India’s national football team has failed to qualify for the FIFA World Cup 2022, making it the first time since 1974 that the country will not be represented. The failure of India’s men’s team was confirmed on October 25th after they were beaten 1-0 by Turkmenistan in a playoff match.

How did India get here?

India was drawn into Group A of Asian qualifying with Oman, Afghanistan and Macau. They finished third in their group behind Oman and Afghanistan, but both of those teams qualified for the playoffs. The top two teams from each group moved on to a playoff stage where they would play each other home and away over two legs.

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