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Štimac names 41 India probables for camp ahead of AFC Asian Cup China 2023 qualifiers

Indian national team players in training. (Photo courtesy: AIFF Media)
Indian national team players in training. (Photo courtesy: AIFF Media)

Indian Men’s Senior National Team Head Coach Igor Štimac has named a list of 41 probables for the preparatory camp ahead of the AFC Asian Cup Final Round qualifiers in June.

The players and the support staff will assemble in Bellary on April 23, 2022 and will start training from April 24, 2022 to May 8, 2022. 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 Blue Tigers had earlier played International Friendlies against Bahrain and Belarus in the March international window.

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

(AIFF Media)