Squad for AFC U19 qualifiers announced


Bulk of U17 world cup squad have been summoned by Matos alongside players from AIFF U19 Academy for the AFC U19 qualifiers next month


Luis Norton de Matos, Head Coach India U-19 National Team has summoned 29 probables for the preparatory camp being held in the Capital for the forthcoming AFC U-19 Qualifiers to be held in Saudi Arabia early next month.

India who have been clubbed with hosts Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Turkmenistan in Group D play their first match against Saudi Arabia on November 4 followed by matches against Yemen and Turkmenistan on November 6 and 8 respectively.

The probable list of 29 has players from the AIFF U-19 Academy as well as the Indian U-17 World Cup squad which played in the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

The contingent will be leaving Delhi on October 25 to Doha where they will be playing a practice match against Qatar U-19 National Team on October 28 before proceeding to Dammam, Saudi Arabia for the AFC U-19 Qualifiers.

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The list of 29 probables in the Camp stays as follows:

GOALKEEPERS: Dheeraj Singh, Prabhsukhan Singh Gill, Mohammad Nawaz.

DEFENDERS: Boris Singh, Jitendra Singh, Anwar Ali, Sanjeev Stalin, Sahil Panwar, Deepak Tangri, Amal Das, Namgyal Bhutia, Asish Rai.

MIDFIELDERS: Suresh Singh, Ninthoinganba Meetei, Amarjit Singh, Abhijit Sarkar, Lalengmawia, Komal Thatal, Jeakson Singh, Nongdamba Naorem, Rahul Kannoly Praveen, Naorem Roshan Singh, Pranjal Bhumij, Abhishek Haldar, Princeton Rebello.

FORWARDS: Aniket Jadhav, Rahim Ali, Lalawampuia, Edmund Lalrindika.

– Courtesy AIFF media