|Stephen Constantine shortlists 26 players for|
India’s Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 1
for the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Russia against Nepal
The first of the two leg will be played at the Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium in Sajusarai on March 12, while the return leg is slated to be played in Kathmandu on March 17.
The 26 member squad is as follows:
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.
FORWARDS: Mandar Rao Desai, Alwyn George, Holicharan Narzary, Sunil Chhetri, Robin Singh, Balwant Singh, Jeje Lalpekhlua, Jackichand Singh.
Head Coach: Stephen Constantine.
The first leg which will be played in Guwahati on 12th March 2015, will kick off at 7 PM IST.