XtraTime Web Desk: India becomes the first team to arrive at Abu Dhabi as they reach seventeen days prior to the kick-off of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 beginning from January 6, the 28 men Indian football team arrived there on Thursday.
India will also be playing Oman in an International Friendly as part of the preparation on December 27.
The Indian contingent was welcomed at the Airport by officers from Indian Embassy.
Some fans had also dropped in to welcome their heroes.
The visitors have been drawn in Group A and play their first match against Thailand on January 6, before facing hosts UAE on January 10, and Bahrain on January 14 respectively.