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AIFF name a 23-member India U-16 squad

India U-16 national team

India U-16 national team

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has named a 23-member India U-16 squad for the upcoming AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers.

The AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers will kick-off in Kuwait on September 21 and the Indian colts will face hosts Kuwait, Tajikistan, Lebanon and Bhutan in Group A.

The Goutam Ghosh coached side will arrive in Kuwait City today and they are scheduled to take on Tajikistan in their first match on Saturday.

INDIA U-16 SQUAD

Goalkeepers
Anuj Kumar (Uttar Pradesh), Subrata Das (West Bengal), M. Dheeraj Singh (Manipur)

Defenders
M. Jayananda Singh (Manipur), Jerry Lalrinzuala (Mizoram), T. Kishan Singh (Manipur), Prosenjit Chakraborty (West Bengal), Amit Tudu (West Bengal), Amey Ranawade (Maharashtra), Krishanu Santra (West Bengal)

Midfielders
Bugde Vineet Bikas (Goa), Bodo Baoringdao (Assam), Kyntiew Kharlukhi (Meghalaya), Surya Tirkey (Jharkhand), Anirudh Thapa (Uttarakhand), Deependra Singh Negi (Uttarakhand), Aaron Franklin Rodrigues (Goa), Nuruddin (Uttar Pradesh), Hoble Kapil Satish (Goa)

Forwards
Laishram Bedashwor Singh (Manipur), Nijwm Muchahary (Assam), Edmund Lalrindika (Mizoram), Krishna Pandit (Chandigarh)

Officials
Goutam Ghosh (Head Coach), John Kenneth Raj (Assistant Coach), Feroz Sheriff (Goalkeeper Coach), Somya Rout (Physiotherapist)