8/16/2018 6:51:56 PM (GMT+3)

India U23 team to camp in Australia for SAFF Cup preparation

India U23 team to camp in Australia for SAFF Cup preparation

NEW DELHI: India U-23 squad will have a two-week camp in SAFF Cup camp in Australia starting tomorrow, the AIFF said in a statement today.

The team will be based at the Valentine Sports Park in Sydney for a preparatory camp before they leave for Dhaka, Bangladesh, on September 1, 2018.

"The exposure trip was planned before the Asian Games, but unfortunately, we were barred from taking part in the Games. We didn't see any reason to cancel the trip and had to postpone it prior to the SAFF Tournament,” said coach Stephen Constantine.

Apart from the 20 players, two players are in the reserves.


GOALKEEPERS: Vishal Kaith, Kamaljit Singh, Sukhdev Patil.

DEFENDERS: Davinder Singh, Salam Ranjan Singh, Sarthak Golui, Subhasish Bose, Mohd. Sajid Dhot, Jerry Lalrinzuala.

MIDFIELDERS: Nikhil Poojary, Isaac Vanmalswama, Nandha Kumar, Vinit Rai, Germanpreet Singh, Anirudh Thapa, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Ashique Kuruniyan, Vignesh D.

FORWARDS: Sumit Passi, Hitesh Sharma, Manvir Singh, Farukh Choudhary.

RESERVES: Lalruatthara, Rohit Kumar.