Punjab FC announces squad for Kalinga Super Cup, to face Chennaiyin FC in the first match

Bhubaneshwar, 10th January: Punjab FC (PFC) have announced an initial 27 member squad ahead of their first match against fellow ISL team Chennaiyin FC in Group C of the Kalinga Super Cup which will be played here at the Kalinga Stadium. The match is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 PM. Punjab FC are drawn in the group alongside ISL counterparts Chennaiyin FC and Mumbai City FC. I-League side Gokulam Kerala FC is the fourth side in the group.

The Shers will be confident ahead of their first match as they had notched up their first victory in the ISL against the same opposition in New Delhi last month.

“We have named a squad with the players who have been playing in the ISL keeping in mind about the rest of the season. The Super Cup will be a chance us to perform well and gather some momentum in the season”, said Head Coach Staikos Vergetis about the squad announcement. “We did have a good result against Chennaiyin in our last meeting and I hope that we get a positive result in tomorrow’s match also. Our preparation has remained the same and we will take one match at a time”, the coach added.

Punjab FC Squad for Kalinga Super Cup 2024

Goalkeepers: Kiran Kumar Limbu (Nepal), Ravi Kumar, Jaskaranbir Singh Dhillon

Defenders: Khaimingthang Lhungdim, Tekcham Abhishek Singh, Nongmeikapam Suresh Meitei, Melroy Assisi, Dimitrios Chatziisaias (Greece), Mohammed Salah, Nitesh Darjee, Nikhil Prabhu

Midfielders: Ricky John Shabong, Brandon Vanlalremdika, Manglenthang Kipgen, Kingslee Fernandes, Amarjit Singh Kiyam, Ashis Pradhan, Juan Mera Gonzalez (Spain), Sweden Fernandes, Madih Talal (France), Tongbram Maheson Singh, Samuel James Kynshi Lyngdoh, Khundongbam Krishnananda Singh

Forwards: Prasanth K. Mohan, Daniel Lalhlimpuia, Luka Majcen (Slovenia), Wilmar Jordan Gil (Colombia)

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