KSFA press release
Kickstart's M Sunil Kumar will be leading a 20-member Karnataka State Team for the Final Round of the 75th Hero National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy to be held in Malappuram, Kerala from 13th April to 2nd May 2022. Karnataka had earlier qualified winning all their three matches in the South Zone qualifiers.
Apparently, the state team trained in Mangaluru for the last fifteen days as the climate is akin to what the team will face in Kerala. The squad left Mangaluru today to Malappuram, Kerala.
Karnataka will play their first match on 17th April 2022 against Odisha, 2nd match against Services on 21st April 2022, 3rd match against Manipur on 23rd April 2022 and 4th match against Gujarat on 25th April 2022.
M Sunil Kumar (Captain), Jayanth Krishnamurthy, Siju S, Arun Kumar D, Prasanth Kalinga, Aaryan Amla, Darshan L, Kevin Koshy, Britto Carlos, Johnson A, Pavan S, Vignesh Gunashekar, Solaimalai N, Kamalesh P, Shelton Paul M, Sudheer Kotikela, Magesh Selva, Ankith P, Mohammed Riyas PT, Bavu Nishad TP
Biby Thomas (Coach), JL Andrew (Asst Coach), Sathiya Raj (Manager), Subi AG (Physio)