The Qatar government has waved off the quarantine period for the Indian football team, thereby giving it a period of roughly two weeks to train ahead of the World Cup/Asian Cup qualifying match scheduled on June 3 in at Doha.
After receiving the necessary clearance from the host nation, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has asked the squad selected by national coach Igor Stimac to assemble in Delhi and undergo a process of COVID-19 testing and screening before taking the flight to Doha.
Effectively there will two rounds of testing as the players have been asked to get a negative COVID-19 test report before reaching Delhi. They will then undergo the second round of testing at the capital to complete the screening process and are expected to travel to Doha by May 20.
“Only those who clear…