Indian football team head coach Stephen Constantine has shortlisted the 26-players for upcoming round-1 qualification matches for FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia. Before few days back 32 players were named. The selected 26 players will be taking part in the Guwahati camp schedules to be held from 5 March.
India to play round one games against Nepal on 12 and 17 March, 2015. The first leg match will be played on 12 March at Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium in Sajusarai, Guwahati. India vs Nepal match will start at 19:00 local time.
Let’s have a look at the declared probable Indian team.
Indian Probable 26 squad
Goalkeepers: Subrata Paul, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Arindam Bhattacharya.
Defenders: Keegan Pereira, Shaumik Dey, Arnab Mondal, Aiborlang Khongjee, Sandesh Jhingan, Augstine Fernandes, Pritam Kotal.
Midfielders: Prabir Das, Francis Fernandes, Lenny Rodrigues, Eugeneson Lyngdoh, Anthony D’Souza, Cabin Lobo, Lalrindika Ralte, Dhanapal Ganesh.
Strikers: Mandar Rao Desai, Alwyn George, Holicharan Narzary, Sunil Chhetri, Robin Singh, Balwant Singh, Jeje Lalpekhlua, Jackichand Singh.