On the other hand, Afghanistan coach Mohammad Yousef Kargar made only one change to his starting line-up from the one that faced Nepal in the semi-final, with Mohammad Marouf replacing Amiruddin Mohammad.
AFGHANISTAN: Mansur Faqiryar, Haroon Fakhruddin, Mohammad Rafi, Farzad Ataee, Mujtaba Faiz, Mustafa Azadzoy, Mohammad Marouf, Yusef Mashriqi, Balal Arezou, Sandjar Ahmadi, Mustafa Hadid.
Subs: Hamidullah Yosufzai, Ali Ahmad Yarzada, Ahmad Hatifie, Wahid Nadim, Hashmatullah Barakzai, Hamidullah Nesar, Sidiq Walizada, Amiruddin Mohammad.
INDIA: Subrata Paul, Nirmal Chettri, Arnab Mondal, Mehtab Hossain, Gouramangi Singh, Arata Izumi, Lenny Rodrigues, Francis Fernandes, Robin Singh, Jeje Lalpekhlua, Syed Rahim Nabi.
Subs: Karanjit Singh, Sandip Nandy, Raju Gaikwad, Nallappan Mohanraj, Sandesh Jhingan, Jewel Raja, Alwyn George, Dawson Fernandes, Sunil Chhetri.
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