WIFA announce Maharashtra squad for Santosh Trophy 2023-24

WIFA Maharashtra Squad Santosh Trophy

After more than 2 weeks of trial, WIFA announced their final 22-member Maharashtra team in the Qualifying Round of 77th National Football Championship (Santosh Trophy) 2023-24 to be held at Kolhapur from 13th to 22nd October 2023.

Maharashtra is placed in Group F of the Competition and will play all their games at the Chhatrapati Shahu Stadium, Kolhapur, Maharashtra. The team will be lead by Nikhil Kadam with Himanshu Patil has his deputy.

Former Maharashtra captain for Santosh Trophy, Paresh Shivalkar will be the Head Coach with former Junior International Ryan Dsouza assisting him. Sunil Poojari will be the Team manager while Kunal Sawant will be the Goalkeeping Coach.

The following players & officials will represent Maharashtra:

Sr.No.Name of PlayerDistrict 
1Paramjeet Singh Baghal(GK)GondiaPlayer
2Kamran Ansari(GK)NagpurPlayer
3Malhar Mohal(GK)MumbaiPlayer
4Durvesh Nijap(Defender)MumbaiPlayer
5Abid Sheikh(Midfielder)NagpurPlayer
6Umesh Perambra(Defender)MumbaiPlayer
7Pavan Mali(Defender)KolhapurPlayer
8Yash Shukla(Defender)NagpurPlayer
9Deepak Patil(Defender)MumbaiPlayer
10Arbaz Pendhari(Defender)KolhapurPlayer
11Vinay Kondamuri(Defender)PunePlayer
12Shivkumar Shetty(Defender)PunePlayer
13Shanon Pereira(Midfielder)MumbaiPlayer
14Mohd. Rizwan(Midfielder)NagpurPlayer
15Armash Ansari(Midfielder)MumbaiPlayer
16Sanket Salokhe(Midfielder)KolhapurPlayer
17Advait Shinde(Midfielder)MumbaiPlayer
18Johnson Mathews(Midfielder)MumbaiPlayer
19Satish Hawaldar(Midfielder)PunePlayer
20Himanshu Patil (Vice Captain) (Forward)MumbaiPlayer
21Arfat Ansari(Forward)MumbaiPlayer
22Nikhil Kadam (Captain)(Midfielder)KolhapurPlayer

Coaching Staff:

1Paresh ShivalkarPuneHead Coach
2Ryan DsouzaMumbaiAsst. Coach
3Sunil PoojariThaneManager
4Jai JoshiMumbaiPhysiotherapist
5Kunal SawantMumbaiGoalkeeping Coach

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