File photograph of Sunil Chhetri© X (Twitter)
Veteran striker Sunil Chhetri was the one notable face within the 17-member Indian squad for the Hangzhou Asian Video games as All India Soccer Federation (AIFF) lastly managed to stich a second-rung workforce, however there may be nonetheless a giant query mark on head coach Igor Stimac accompanying the workforce. Many of the golf equipment had proven unwillingness to launch the 22 gamers named within the Indian squad because the Asian Video games’ soccer competitors schedule clashes with the ISL, which begins on September 21. However after extended and hectic parleys, the AIFF was capable of announce an under-strength workforce made up of 9 gamers from the unique 22, together with Chhetri, whereas the remaining had been made up of inexperienced gamers from the golf equipment.
The nationwide federation, which was capable of sew collectively the workforce simply three days earlier than its departure for China, nonetheless thanked the Indian Tremendous League golf equipment and the FSDL “for coordinating with it for the discharge of gamers”.
India Squad:Gurmeet Singh, Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem, Sumit Rathi, Narender Gahlot, Amarjit Singh Kiyam, Samuel James, Rahul KP, Abdul Rabeeh Anjukandan, Ayush Dev Chhetri, Bryce Miranda, Azfar Noorani, Rahim Ali, Vincy Bareto, Sunil Chhetri, Rohit Danu, Gurkirat Singh, Aniket Jadhav.
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