- Indian Football Team will face Bangladesh in the next Qualifier.
- Blue Tigers stop Qatar to a draw after losing to Oman.
Igor Stimac Indian Football Team Coach announces a 29-member probable squad for a training camp ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Bangladesh.
India held Qatar to a goalless draw in Doha in its previous Qualifier match. Qatar is a higher-ranked team placed 62nd rank in FIFA ranking while India’s rank is 104th. Indian coach believes that this draw shows that we can face the big teams of The World Football.
In the 29 probable some big names do not include; Amarjit Singh Kiyam, Jeje Lalpekhlua, and Pronay Halder.
Also, read – India at Tokyo Olympic.
Indian football team new mantra “Building from back”
“Building from the back” is the new tag line for the Team India under head coach Igor Stimac’s training. All players are love this approach of head coach. Stimac, who took charge in May, wants the team India to play a different brand of football which builds up from the back and easily goes on attack mode.
Stimac wants, Blue Tigers need to play more International friendly matches against higher-ranked teams to improve the game quality.
Also, read – Can Rohit get success as Test Opener?
Goalkeepers: Amrinder Singh, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Kamaljit Singh.
Defenders: Nishu Kumar, Sandesh Jhingan, Pritam Kotal, Adil Khan, Rahul Bheke, Mandar Rao Dessai, Narender, Sarthak Golui, Jerry Lalrinzuala, Anas Edathodika, Anwar Ali (Jr.), Subhasish Bose.
Midfielders: Anirudh Thapa, Nikhil Poojary, Vinit Rai, Udanta Singh, Raynier Fernandes, Halicharan Narzary, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Abdul Sahal, Ashique Kuruniyan, Brandon Fernandes.
Forwards: Sunil Chhetri, Farukh Choudhary, Manvir Singh, Balwant Singh.