FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: 28-man Indian squad announced for Iran match

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New Delhi, July 30: National coach Stephen Constantine today announced a list of 28 probables for India's forthcoming 2018 World Cup preliminary joint qualification match against Iran.

Iran, as per the July 2015 FIFA rankings, stay the highest Asian team on 38. The match is slated to be played at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru on September 8, 2015 and would be telecast live on Sony Six.

Sunil Chhetri

The 28 probables would be assembling for a preparatory camp in Pune on August 23. The match against Iran will be preceded by an international friendly against Nepal on August 31, which will be played at the Balewadi Stadium in Pune.

Probables: Goalkeepers: Subrata Paul, Karanjit Singh, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Arindam Bhattacharya, Sanjiban Ghosh. Defenders: Arnab Mondal, Sandesh Jhingan, Aiborlang Khongjee, Dhanachandra Singh, Lalchhuanmawia, Narayan Das, Rino Anto, Pritam Kotal. Midfielders: Dhanapal Ganesh, Eugenson Lyngdoh, Cavin Lobo, Sehnaj Singh, Jackichand Singh, Pronoy Halder, Brandon Fernandes, Francis Fernandes, CK Vineeth, Rowlin Borges, Romeo Fernandes. Forwards: Holicharan Narzary, Jeje Lalpekhlua, Robin Singh, Sunil Chhetri.

PTI

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