Monday, August 26, 2013

Final 20-member squad for 2013 SAFF Championship named

Coach Wim Koevermans named his squad of 20 for the forthcoming SAFF Championship, team leaves for Kathmandu on Tuesday, August 27. 
India is grouped in Group A along with Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal. Group B consists of Afghanistan, Maldives, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan. 
The Bangalore connection will be in the form of Bengaluru FC's striker duo Sunil Chettri and Robin Singh. 

Squad

Goalkeepers: Subrata Paul, Karanjit Singh, Sandip Nandy

Defenders: Nirmal Chettri, Arnab Mondal, Gouramangi Singh, Raju Gaikwad, Sandesh Jhingan, Mohanraj Nalappan

Midfielders: Syed Rahim Nabi, Mehtab Hossain, Arata Izumi, Lenny Rodriguez, Alwyn George, Jewel Raja Shaikh, Francis Fernandes

Forwards: Sunil Chhetri, Robin Singh, Dawson Fernandes, Jeje Lalpekhlua


Fixture

  • September 1, 2013, 6:30 pm: India Vs Pakistan
  • September 3, 2013, 3:30 pm: India Vs Bangladesh
  • September 5, 2013, 3:30 pm: India Vs Nepal


Semifinals

  • September 8, 2013, 6:30 pm: 
  • September 9, 2013, 6:30 pm: 


Final

  • September 11, 2013, 6:30 pm: