India names team for Kings cup; Jobby Justin and Nishu Kumar missed
The 23-man Indian team for the Kings Cup 2019 in Thailand has been announced by coach Igor Stimac.
The newly-appointed head coach had initially called up 37 players for the national team camp. He had released two sets of six players each recently and has now made a decision on the last two players to be released. ATK forward Jobby Justin and Bengaluru FC defender Nishu Kumar have failed to make it into the final list.
The Indian team will be leaving for Buriram en route Bangkok on June 2 from New Delhi and will play against Curacao in their first game in the King’s Cup on June 5
The 23-man Indian team ?? for the #KingsCup 2019 in Thailand has been finalised, with Nishu Kumar and Jobby Justin being the last two players released. (1/4)#IndianFootball #BackTheBlue #BlueTigers
— Indian Football Team (@IndianFootball) June 1, 2019
The final list is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Amrinder Singh, Kamaljit Singh Defenders: Pritam Kotal, Rahul Bheke, Sandesh Jhingan, Adil Khan, Subhasish Bose.
Midfielders: Udanta Singh, Jackichand Singh, Brandon Fernandes, Anirudh Thapa, Raynier Fernandes, Pronay Halder, Vinit Rai, Sahal Abdul, Amarjit Singh, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Michael Soosairaj
Forwards: Balwant Singh, Sunil Chhetri, Farukh Choudhary, Manvir Singh