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Igor Stimac narrows down the Indian squad to 27 players for Intercontinental Cup and SAFF Championship

Igor Stimac is currently preparing the Indian team for the upcoming Hero Intercontinental Cup and the SAFF Championship.

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Indian senior men's football team head coach Igor Stimac has narrowed his squad down to 27 players. Two days of medical tests at the Blue Tigers' camp in Bhubaneswar decided the players to add to the squad for the upcoming tournaments. The Indian team is currently preparing for the upcoming Hero Intercontinental Cup and the SAFF Championship.

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Bhubaneswar will host the Hero Intercontinental Cup from 9th June to 18th June. The Blue Tigers camp at the same venue began on May 16 with 40 players. After rounds of medical and physical tests, the final list of players for the Hero Intercontinental Cup and the SAFF Championship has been narrowed down to 27 players. Vishal Kaith, Manvir Singh, Yasir Mohammad, Glan Martins, and Roshan Singh are not available due to injuries.

India will continue their camp in Bhubaneswar ahead of the Hero Intercontinental Cup. After the completion of the tournament, they will shift their base to Bengaluru for the SAFF Championship.

Igor Stimac named India's 27-member squad:

  • Goalkeepers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Amrinder Singh and Phurba Lachenpa Tempa.
  • Defenders: Subhasish Bose, Pritam Kotal, Sandesh Jhingan, Anwar Ali, Akash Mishra, Mehtab Singh, and Rahul Bheke.
  • Midfielders: Liston Colaco, Ashique Kuruniyan, Suresh Singh Wangjam, Rohit Kumar, Udanta Singh. Anirudh Thapa, Naorem Mahesh Singh, Nikhil Poojary, Jeakson Singh, Sahal Abdul Samad. Lalengmawia Ralte, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Rowllin Borges and Nandha Kumar.
  • Forwards: Sunil Chhetri, Rahim Ali, and Ishan Pandita.
  • Head coach: Igor Stimac.
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