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India vs Oman

23rd February International Friendly
Sultan Qaboos Stadium Complex,Muscat
Live on TEN ACTION from 2:55 PM


Indian team will face a strong Oman side when they meet at muscat on wednesday. Indian team will be without the services of star forward Jeje Lalpekhlua and Sunil Chetri as both of them are out with injuries,with sunil likey to return to coming matches . Sushil Kumar Singh ,Manandeep  are likely to replace them in the starting eleven.  Meanwhile, Raju gaikwad have also made a comeback to the national side after returning from injury,with indian new scoring sensation manandeep finding his place in final 30 as well.

National Coach Savio Medeira feels, “The match against Oman forms an integral part of our preparation for the forthcoming AFC Challenge Cup. This apart, we have another International Friendly lined up against Azerbaijan on February 27.”

Medeira sounded pleased when asked about the practice facilities in Dubai. “The team went through rigorous exercises and stay in good shape. They have responded well,” he informed. “We have a tough task ahead. This is a young bunch and many would be playing their first International Match. We need to stay focused.”

The list of probables: 
Goalkeepers: Karanjit Singh (Salgaocar), Subhasish Roychowdhury (Dempo SC), Arindam Bhattacharya (Churchill Brothers), Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (Kingfisher East Bengal).

Defenders: Nirmal Chhetri, Raju Gaikwad (both Kingfisher East Bengal), Sameer Naik (Dempo SC), Gourmangi Singh (Churchill Brothers), Anwar Ali, Kinsukh Debnath, Syed Rahim Nabi (all McDowell Mohun Bagan), Arnab Mondal (Prayag United), Gurjinder Singh (Pune FC). 

Midfielders: Adil Khan (Sporting Clube de Goa), Anthony Pereira, Clifford Miranda (both Dempo), Reisangmi Vashum (Kingfisher East Bengal), Baldeep Singh, Lester Fernandes (both Pune FC), Rocus Lamare, Francis Fernandes (both Salgaocar SC), Jewel Raja, Manish Mathani (McDowell Mohun Bagan), Lenny Rodrigues, Lalrindika Ralte (both Churchill Brothers).

Forwards: Sunil Chhetri (McDowell Mohun Bagan), Sushil Singh (Shillong Lajong FC – on loan), CS Sabeeth (Pailan Arrows), Manandeep Singh (Air India), Joaquim Abranches (Dempo SC).

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I am Acham Thavirthan from Mumbai. I have been a follower of Indian sports, mainly Indian Football and Hockey, with a wish to see a day when every i-league matches being followed the same way IPL games are watched and also to watch in stadium the Indian football team play FIFA world cup.

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