Sri Lanka will play Bhutan on 12th March at the Sugathadasa Stadium in the qualifying round for the FIFA World Cup 2018. FIFA WC 2018 is to be held in Russia.
The Sri Lanka Football team is ranked at 173 in FIFA ranking and will have the opportunity to qualify for the second round for the first time in the history of 75 years. The team will have an opportunity to play 10 international matches in the second round of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers for 2018.
The National Football team is captained by Chathuranga Sanjeewa and Vice Captained by Nalaka Roshan. Sri Lanka team is preparing to meet this challenge under the head coach Nicola Kavazovic together with National Coach Sampath Perera and assisted by Duddley Stainwall.