Indian squad for U-20 COTIF Tournament announced

The Indian team consists of boys who represented India in the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup and members of the U-19 national team.

The Indian team will play friendly matches against local clubs on July 23 and July 25 before proceeding to the COTIF Tournament, where it will take on Argentina U-20, Venezuela U-20, Mauritania U-20 and Murcia U-20.   -  AIFF Media

The Indian U-20 team participating in the U-20 COTIF International Football Tournament has been announced on Thursday. The side will leave for Valenica, Spain on July 21.

The team consists of boys who represented India in the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup and members of the U-19 national team. Some of the notable names include Anwar Ali, Jeakson Singh, Sanjiv Stalin, Aniket Jadhav and Rahul K. P.

The Indian team will play friendly matches against local clubs on July 23 and July 25 before proceeding to the COTIF Tournament, where it will take on Argentina U-20, Venezuela U-20, Mauritania U-20 and Murcia U-20.

Furthermore, two players, midfielder Harmanpreet Singh and Jashandeep Singh out of twenty-three short listed players from the Khelo India Project that had appeared for trials at Indian Arrows in Goa have been selected into the final squad in the squad and will be travelling to Spain as part of the reserves.

The tournament is slated to kick-off on July 29.

India’s fixtures in the COTIF tournament:

JULY 29: India U-20 vs Murcia U-20.
JULY 31: India U-20 vs Mauritania U-20.
AUGUST 03: India U-20 vs Venezuela U-20.
AUGUST 05: India U-20 vs Argentina U-20.

 

The Indian squad

GOALKEEPERS: Prabhsukhan Singh Gill, Vishal Dube, Sachin Suresh.

DEFENDERS: Boris Singh, Sahil Panwar, Anwar Ali, Sanjeev Stalin, Jitendra Singh, Ashis Rai, Deepak Tangri, Narendra, Sumit Rathi.

MIDFIELDERS: Suresh Singh, Ninthoi Meetei, Amarjit Singh, Abhijit Sarkar, Jeakson Singh, Nongdamba Naorem, Rahul K.P, Harmanpreet Singh, Lalengmawia, Jashandeep Singh.

FORWARDS: Rahim Ali, Aniket Jadhav, Aman Chetri.

 

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