National Coach Wim Koevermans has named 30 probables for the Preparatory Camp for the AFC Challenge Cup (2014) Qualifiers. The Camp will kick-off at the Bharatiya Vidyapeeth premises in Pune from February 12, 2013. All the Players and support staff would be reporting to the Camp the previous day.
The team will be travelling to play the AFC Challenge Cup (2014) Qualifiers in Yangon in the last week of February. India play their first match against Chinese Taipei on March 2 followed by matches against Guam and hosts Myanmar on March 4th and March 6th respectively.
The 30-member list is as follows:
GOALKEEPERS: Sandip Nandy (Churchill Brothers), Subrata Pal (Prayag United), Subhasish Roychowdhury (Dempo SC), Karanjit Singh (Salgaocar SC).
DEFENDERS: Nirmal Chhetri, Syed Rahim Nabi (both from Mohun Bagan), Denzil Franco (Churchill Brothers), Gouramangi Singh (Prayag United), Arnab Mondal, Raju Gaikwad (both from East Bengal), Shouvik Ghosh (Pailan Arrows), Gurjinder Kumar (Pune FC), Sandesh Jhingan (United Sikkim Football Club).
MIDFIELDERS: Lenny Rodrigues (Churchill Brothers), Asif K, Lalkamal Bhowmick, Malswamatulunga, CK Vineet (all from Prayag United), Arata Izumi (Pune FC), Mehtab Hossain (East Bengal), Peter Carvalho, Clifford Miranda (both from Dempo SC), Francis Fernandes (Salgaocar), Alwyn George (Pailan Arrows), Jewel Raja (Mohun Bagan).
FORWARDS: Sunil Chhetri (Sporting Lisbon), Robin Singh (East Bengal), Sushil Kumar Singh (Shillong Lajong FC), Joaquim Abranches (Dempo SC), Jeje Lalpekhlua (Pune FC).
(COURTESY: AIFF MEDIA)