Stimac names 41 probables for camp ahead of Asian Cup 2023 final round qualifiers
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Indian men's football team head coach Igor Stimac on Tuesday named 41 probables for a preparatory camp ahead of its AFC Asian Cup Final Round qualifiers in June.
The players and the support staff will assemble in Bellary on April 23 and will start training from next day (April 24) till May 8.
The team will next move to Kolkata to continue in the camp till the qualifiers. The players from Mumbai City FC and ATK Mohun Bagan will join the camp after their respective club commitments.
India have been drawn alongside Hong Kong, Afghanistan, and Cambodia in Group D of the AFC Asian Cup China 2023 final round qualifiers. The leg which will kick-off on June 8 will be played at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in June. India play their first match against Cambodia on June 8.
The Indian team had earlier played International friendlies against Bahrain and Belarus in March.
The list of 41 probables is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Amrinder Singh, Prabhshukhan Gill, Mohammad Nawaz, TP Rehenesh.
Defenders: Pritam Kotal, Ashutosh Mehta, Asish Rai, Hormipam Ruivah, Rahul Bheke, Sandesh Jhingan, Narender Gahlot, Chinglensana Singh, Anwar Ali, Subhashish Bose, Akash Mishra, Roshan Singh, Harmanjot Singh Khabra.
Midfielders: Udanta Singh, Vikram Partap Singh, Anirudh Thapa, Pronay Halder, Jeakson Singh, Glan Martins, VP Suhair, Lalengmawia, Sahal Abdul Samad, Yasir Mohammad, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Suresh Singh, Brandon Fernandes, Ritwik Kumar Das, Lalthathanga Khawlhring, Rahul KP, Liston Colaco, Bipin Singh, Ashique Kuruniyan.
Forwards: Manvir Singh, Sunil Chhetri, Rahim Ali, Ishan Pandita.