NEW DELHI, AUG 5 : National football coach Wim Koevermans has announced a list of 20 players for India’s International Friendly against Tajikistan. India are slated to play Tajikistan in Khujand on August 14.
Tajikistan are presently ranked 106 in the FIFA Rankings in comparison to India ranked 146 as per the latest July 2013 Rankings.
The Indian squad leaves for Tajikistan from New Delhi on August 9 and returns to New Delhi on August 16 from where they would proceed to Bangalore for the Preparatory Camp for the SAFF Championship.
Another set of players would be joining the squad for the preparatory camp in Bangalore which would be announced later.
Those selected are:
Goalkeepers: Karanjit Singh, Sandip Nandy, Subhasish Roychowdhury.
Defenders: Denzil Franco, Nirmal Chettri, Arnab Mondal, Gouramangi Singh, Raju Gaikwad, Gurjinder Kumar.
Midfielders: Mehtab Hossain, Lalrindika Ralte, Arata Izumi, Lenny Rodriguez, Jewel Raja Shaikh, Francis Fernandes, Shylo Malsawmtluanga, Clifford Miranda.
Forwards: Sunil Chhetri, Robin Singh, Dawson Fernandes.