New Delhi: The stage has been decked up to witness the much- anticipated clash between the India and Bayern Munich football teams.

It’s time to move on, says Baichung Bhutia

Former Indian football skipper Baichung Bhutia will don the national fold one last time in a friendly match against the German giants at Delhi’s Jawahar Lal Nehru stadium on Tuesday.

Baichung, who hung up his boots from international football last year after playing for 16 years since 1995, will be the captain of national side for the last time.

In Bhutia’s final hurrah, the Jawahar Lal Nehru stadium is
expecting around 15,000 to 20,000 spectators to bid adieu Indian football icon.

After the 2010 Commonwealth Games, this jam-packed stadium will host the second international match.

India will miss the services of Sunil Chhetri, who suffered an injury during the SAFF Championships last month. On the other hand, French international and star winger, Franck Ribery is looking forward to his maiden trip to India.

Under the high-tech security at JLN stadium, Indian football fans will cheer the team against Bayern, who have won the Bundesliga 22 times and the UEFA Champions League four times.

The spectators can purchase match ticket worth Rs 100 from the stadium’s Gate no 14.

(JPN/ Bureau)