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Odisha name squad for Santosh Trophy East Zone qualifiers

Football Association of Odisha (FAO)

The Football Association of Odisha (FAO) has named their Odisha state senior men’s squad for the East Zone qualifying round of the 72nd National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy to be held at Begusarai in Bihar from January 28 to February 2, 2018.

Odisha have been drawn to face Sikkim (January 30) and hosts Bihar (February 1).

The Odisha state team would be coached by Mohammed Salim.

Odisha State Team Squad

Goalkeepers
Ejazzudin Khan (Sports Hostel, CTC/Puri District), Soumya R. Das (Jagatsinghpur)

Defenders
Sheikh S.S. Alam (Rourkela), Karthik Bhola (SAI STC, Cuttack, BBSR), D. Srinath (Sports Hostel, CTC/Ganjam), Rabi Hembram (Mayurbhanj), Sunil Munda (Sambalpur), Nabin Suna (Jharsuguda), Rudra Pradhan (Sports Hostel, CTC/Angul)

Midfielders
Sunil Sardar (Sports Hostel, CTC/Jajpur), Bikash Padhiary (Sports Hostel, CTC/Cuttack), Arapan Lakra (Rourkela), Bhaba Grahi Padhiary (Sports Hostel, CTC/Cuttack), Amar Lakra (Sports Hostel- SBP/Sundargarh), Amar Oraon (Sports Hostel, CTC/Sundargarh), Subash Pradhan (Sundargarh)

Forwards
Arvind Lakra (Rourkela), Arjun Nayak (Cuttack), Bijaya Behera (Cuttack), Sorav Ranjan Hanuman (Balangir)

Officials
Mohammed Salim (Head Coach), Gangadhar Behera (Assistant Coach), Biswajit Mahana (Goalkeeping Coach), Narendra Kumar Sahoo (Manager)