India will take on Syria in the opening match of the Nehru Cup which kicks-off at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on August 22, 2012.
The Nehru Cup will conclude on the 2nd of September, 2012.
Besides the hosts, Cameroon, Syria, Nepal and Maldives make up the five-team group. Each Team will play each other once in the Group League matches with the top two, the Group Winners and the Group Runners-up advancing to the final.
India won the last two editions of the Nehru Cup in 2007 and 2009 where in India defeated Syria in the final on both occasions.
The Indian squad is in Bangalore and undergoing their preparatory camp at the KSFA Stadium. The team will move to Jaypee Greens, Greater Noida by mid-August.
NEHRU CUP FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT
(August 22 to September 2, 2012 (New Delhi)).
August 22, 2012: India vs Syria
August 23, 2012: Maldives vs Nepal
August 24, 2012: Syria vs Cameroon
August 25, 2012: India vs Maldives
August 26, 2012: Nepal vs Cameroon
August 27, 2012: Maldives vs Syria
August 28, 2012: India vs Nepal
August 29, 2012: Cameroon vs Maldives
August 30, 2012: Syria vs Nepal
August 31, 2012: India vs Cameroon
September 2, 2012: Group Winners vs Group Runners-up
(All matches kick-off at 7pm (IST) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium).