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India U-23 squad leaves for 2016 AFC U-23 Championship Qualifiers

Savio Medeira

Savio Medeira

A 23-member India U-23 national team squad under Head Coach Savio Medeira left for Dhaka, Bangladesh today morning to compete in the 2016 AFC U-23 Championship Qualifiers. Besides hosts Bangladesh, India have been clubbed in with Group E with Uzbekistan and Syria.

The Championship serves as the preliminary phase of the Rio 2016 Olympic Qualifiers. The winner of the group along with the five best second-placed teams (from all groups) would proceed to the final phase of the AFC U-23 Championship which is slated to be held in Doha next year.

All matches would be played at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka. The Indian squad had assembled for a Preparatory Camp in Goa from March 4 onwards.

March 27 | India vs Uzbekistan at 14.30 IST
March 29 | India vs Syria at 14.30 IST
March 31 | India vs Bangladesh at 17.30 IST


Amrinder Singh, Albino Gomes, Rehenesh TP

Abhishek Das, Satish Singh, Sankar Sampingraj, Deepak, Bikramjit Singh, Sandesh Jhingan, Pritam Kotal

Germanpreet Singh, Nikhil Kadam, Dhanachandra Meetei, Prabir Das, Siam Hangal, Manish Bhargav, Avinash Rui Das

Sumit Passi, Haokip Thonghkosim, Rajinder Kumar, Jayesh Rane, Vinit Rai, Holicharan Narzary

Head Coach
Savio Medeira