India include 17 players from FIFA U-17 World Cup squad for AFC U-19 qualifiers

New Delhi: As many as 17 players from India's U-17 World Cup squad were on Friday named among the 29 probables for the AFC U-19 Qualifiers, to be held in Saudi Arabia next month.

Head coach Luis Norton de Matos has summoned 29 probables for the preparatory camp being held in the Capital.

File image of India's U-17 team. Getty Images

File image of India's U-17 team. Getty Images

"The probable list of 29 has players from the AIFF U-19 Academy as well as the Indian U-17 World Cup squad which played in the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017," the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said in a release.

India have been clubbed with hosts Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Turkmenistan in Group D. They play their first match against Saudi Arabia on 4 November followed by matches against Yemen and Turkmenistan on 6 and 8 November respectively.

The Indian squad will leave New Delhi on 25 October to Doha, where they will play a practice match against Qatar U-19 national team on 28 October before proceeding to Dammam, Saudi Arabia for the AFC U-19 Qualifiers.

The Probables:

Goalkeepers: Dheeraj Singh, Prabhsukhan Singh Gill, Mohammad Nawaz.

Defenders: Boris Singh, Jitendra Singh, Anwar Ali, Sanjeev Stalin, Sahil Panwar, Deepak Tangri, Amal Das, Namgyal Bhutia, Asish Rai.

Midfielders: Suresh Singh, Ninthoinganba Meetei, Amarjit Singh, Abhijit Sarkar, Lalengmawia, Komal Thatal, Jeakson Singh, Nongdamba Naorem, Rahul Kannoly Praveen, Naorem Roshan Singh, Pranjal Bhumij, Abhishek Haldar, Princeton Rebello.

Forwards: Aniket Jadhav, Rahim Ali, Lalawampuia, Edmund Lalrindika.


Updated Date: Oct 20, 2017 21:07 PM

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