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Here's the Indian Squad Travelling To China To Play China...

Rohi  |  30 Seconds Read  |  1 Month Ago

India is slated to play the International friendly again the Asian giants PR China on 13th October in China. Coach Stephen Constantine doesn’t want to miss this opportunity to prove his mettle that he called up 13 U-23 players in his 29-member team India. This will the first time the Senior National Team is travelling to China to play in an International match. The two sides last met in the Nehru Cup in Kochi back in 1997.

 

India will play two friendlies before going to the UAE to play the AFC Asian Cup next year. Coach Constantine sounds satisfied saying, “this are the kind of games we need.”



"China are a strong team and the match will be a tough test for us. But we need to play these sort of games right now. Getting to play under pressure is important and an away fixture in China is exactly the kind of game we need,” he stated. "Hopefully everyone stays free from injury as it's going to be an important game for the build-up to the AFC Asian Cup in January.”

 

The travelling squad is:

 

GOALKEEPERS: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Vishal Kaith, Amrinder Singh, Karanjeet Singh.

 

DEFENDERS: Pritam Kotal, Sarthak Golui, Sandesh Jhingan, Anas Edathodika, Salam Ranjan Singh, Subhasish Bose, Narayan Das.

 

MIDFIELDERS: Udanta Singh, Nikhil Poojary, Pronay Halder, Rowllin Borges, Germanpreet Singh, Anirudh Thapa, Souvik Chakraborti, Vinit Rai, Halicharan Narzary, Bikash Jairu, Ashique Kuruniyan, Lallianzuala Chhangte.

 

FORWARDS: Sunil Chhetri, Jeje Lalpekhlua, Balwant Singh, Sumeet Passi, Manvir Singh, Farukh Choudhary.






 

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