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22-member Indian squad announced for FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Turkmenistan and Oman

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 13 February 2017, 5:10 IST

Indian national football team head coach Stephen Constantine, on Wednesday, 30 September, named a 22-member squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Turkmenistan and Oman on 8 October and 13 October respectively.

The English tactician kept his faith with Jeje as the third striker in the squad, as Mohun Bagan's Balwant Singh missed the bus yet again. Royal Wahingdoh winger Seityasen Singh too was left out, while Francis Fernandes kept his place in the squad.

India will play Turkmenistan in Ashgabat on 8 October, and will face Oman in Al-Seeb five days later. The team will assemble for the qualifiers four days before the first game, on 4 October.

The squad

Goalkeepers: Subrata Paul, Karanjit Singh and Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

Defenders: Arnab Mondal, Sandesh Jhingan, Aiborlang Khongjee, Dhanachandra Singh, Lalchhuanmawia, Narayan Das, Rino Anto and Pritam Kotal

Midfielders: Eugenson Lyngdoh, Cavin Lobo, Sehnaj Singh, Jackichand Singh, Pronoy Halder, Francis Fernandes, Rowlin Borges and Bikash Jairu

Forwards: Jeje Lalpekhlua, Robin Singh and Sunil Chhetri

First published: 30 September 2015, 3:59 IST
 
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