AIFF Media Team
NEW DELHI: The India U-17 Men's National Team will play two friendly matches against Qatar U-17 on Saturday, February 25 and Tuesday, February 28 in Qatar as part of the preparations for the AFC U-17 Asian Cup.
Coached by Bibiano Fernandes, the U-17 boys qualified for the AFC U-17 Asian Cup last year and have been training in Goa since November. The Blue Colts also played friendly matches with UAE U-20 and Uzbekistan U-17 last month.
The 23-member squad for the Qatar friendlies is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Sahil, Julfikar Gazi, Tajamul Islam
Defenders: Ricky Meetei Haobam, Surajkumar Singh Ngangbam, Manjot Singh Dhami, Mukul Panwar, Malemngamba Singh Thokchom, Pramveer
Midfielders: Vanlalpeka Guite, Danny Meitei Laishram, Gurnaj Singh Grewal, Ashish, Korou Singh Thingujam, Lalpekhlua, Huzafah Ahmad Dar, Faizan Waheed, Akash Tirkey, Prachit Gaonkar
Forwards: Aman, Thanglalsoun Gangte, Shashwat Panwar, Gogocha Chungkham
Coach: Bibiano Fernandes
February 25: Qatar U-17 vs India U-17
February 28: Qatar U-17 vs India U-17