Indian National Team: AIFF Announces New Look Indian Squad For The AFC Challenge Cup Qualifiers

Focus on Younger players

The All India Football Federation on Thursday announced the 44 members shortlisted to represent Indian National team in the AFC Challenge Cup Qualifiers scheduled to be played in the month of March.

In the probables list, a lot of ageing members of the Indian national team that toured Doha for the Asian Cup have not been included while several players from the Indian Arrows have made the cut.

While Gouramangi Moirangthem, Anwar Ali, Subrata Paul, Syed Rahim Nabi, Sunil Chhetri and Steven Dias retained their spot in the team under Bob Houghton a lot of young players mostly from the Indian Arrows team has been called up for the Senior team camp.

Robin Singh, who has impressed with his performances for East Bengal this season, has been included in the squad as well.

The list of 44 members registered for the AFC Challenge cup : -

Subrata Paul, Arindam Bhattacharya ,Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

Denzil Franco ,Gouramangi Moirangthem,Anwar, Mohanraj , Nirmal Chhetri ,Govin Singh, Syed Rahim Nabi , N.S.Manju, Raju Gaikwad

Steven Dias , Joaquim Abranches , Baldip Singh , Jagpreet Singh , Rakesh Masih , Jewel Raja , Shilton D’Silva ,Sunil Chhetri , Sushil Kumar Singh , C.S.Sabeeth,  Jeje Lalpekhlua.

Jagroop Singh , Ravi Kumar ,Vishal Kumar , Abhishek Das , Deepak Devrani, Inderpreet Singh , Souvik Ghosh , Lalrozama Fanai , Pratamesh Moulingkar , Akshay Kumar Mall , Subodh Kumar , Milan Singh

Bikramjit Singh ,Lalrindika Ralte ,Trithankar Sarkar , Jibon Singh , Manandeep,Robin Singh,Holicharan Narzary, Malswamfela &  Jagtar Singh.



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