Stimac lists out 35 probables for Intercontinental Cup, 5 new players to train under Stimac.

11 Jun 2019 04:39 PM

Indian Senior Men’s National Team Coach Igor Stimac listed out 35 probables for the Intercontinental Cup including 5 new players.



He has included central defender Anas Edathodika in his list. Anas has been brought back from retirement. Tajikistan, DPR Korea, and Syria are the other teams in the four-nation competition.


The first-timers in the camp under Coach Stimac include defenders Sarthak Golui, and Narender Gehlot; and midfielders Mandar Rao Desai, Ashique Kuruniyan, and Nikhil Poojary.



The Hero Intercontinental Cup will be held at the EKA Arena in Ahmedabad from July 7-19, 2019. Defending champions India begin their campaign on the opening day against a strong Tajikistan on July 7.


The list of 35 probables stay as follows:


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

DEFENDERS: Pritam Kotal, Nishu Kumar, Rahul Bheke, Salam Ranjan Singh, Sandesh Jhingan, Adil Khan, Anas Edathodika, Anwar Ali (Jr), Sarthak Golui, Subhasish Bose, Narender Gahlot.

MIDFIELDERS: Udanta Singh, Jackichand Singh, Brandon Fernandes, Anirudh Thapa, Raynier Fernandes, Pronay Halder, Rowllin Borges, Vinit Rai, Sahal Abdul, Amarjit Singh, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Mandar Rao Desai, Ashique Kuruniyan, Nikhil Poojary, Michael Soosairaj.

FORWARDS: Balwant Singh, Sunil Chhetri, Jobby Justin, Farukh Choudhary, Manvir Singh.

Reporter: Clinton Dsouza | Desk: Clinton Dsouza | Editing: Bhakti Pai Balgi



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