Wim Koevermans names final 30-man squad for Asian Games camp
India coach Wim Koevermans has announced a final 30-man squad for the Asian Games camp. The final squad was selected from an initial list of 59 probables.
Sunil Chhetri, Robin Singh and Francis Fernandes are the three senior players with the remaining 27 being in the under-23 category.
There will be a 20-day camp in Bangalore starting from July 1 and after that the squad is likely to have an exposure trip to Spain.
Sporting Clube and Dempo have the maximum representation with five players each while Bengaluru FC and Pune FC have four each. The final Asian Games squad will have 23 players.
GOALKEEPERS: Amrinder Singh (Pune FC), Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (Unattached), Ravi Kumar (Sporting Clube), Kamaljit Singh (India U-19)
DEFENDERS: Pritam Kotal, Shouvik Ghosh (both Mohun Bagan), Keenan Almeida , Deepak Devrani, Joyner Lourenco (all Sporting Clube), Shankar Sampingiraj (Bengaluru FC), Sandesh Jhingan (IMG-Reliance), Sanjay Balmuchu (Churchill Brothers), Salam Singh (Pune FC), Narayan Das (Dempo)
MIDFIELDERS: Pronoy Halder, Alwyn George (both Dempo) Rowlin Borges (Sporting Clube), Clifton Dias (Salgaocar), Siam Hangal (Bengaluru FC), Lalrindika Ralte (East Bengal), Dhanpal Ganesh (Pune FC), Milan Singh (Shillong Lajong)
FORWARDS: Francis Fernandes (Senior Player, Salgaocar), Romeo Fernandez, Mandar Rao Desai (both Dempo) Seiminlen Doungel (Shillong Lajong), Sunil Chhetri, Robin Singh (Senior Players, Bengaluru FC), Thongkhosiem Haokip (Pune FC, Alesh Sawant (Churchill Brothers)