Indian football squad named for Cambodia friendly and Asian Cup qualifier

Stephen Constantine named 24-man Indian squad for their upcoming friendly match against Cambodia and AFC Asian Cup match against Myanmar.

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Mumbai, March 18: India chief coach Stephen Constantine on Saturday announced his 24-member football squad for the matches against Cambodia and Myanmar to be held in the coming fortnight. [Qualifying for Asian Cup is real benchmark: Chhetri]

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The international friendly against Cambodia is slated to be held at Phnom Penh next Wednesday. India hit the road again to face Myanmar on March 28 in their AFC Asian Cup 2019 qualifiers opener.

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There have been four new entrants in the national team set-up with Nishu Kumar, Anas Edathodika, Jerry Lalrinzuala and Milan Singh all making the squad.

"The character showed by the boys in the camp has been exemplary. They worked very hard and we are looking forward to getting a result in both the matches. We are ready for the dual challenge," Constantine said here.


The squad

Goalkeepers: Subrata Paul, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, T.P. Rehenesh

Defenders: Pritam Kotal, Nishu Kumar, Sandesh Jhingan, Arnab Mondal, Anas Edathodika, Dhanpal Ganesh, Fulganco Cardozo, Narayan Das, Jerry Lanrinzuala

Midfielders: Jackichand Singh, Udanta Singh, Eugeneson Lyngdoh, Milan Singh, Md. Rafique, Rowllin Borges, Halicharan Narzary, CK Vineeth

Forwards: Jeje Lelkephlua, Sunil Chhetri, Daniel Lalhimpuia, Robin Singh

IANS

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