Vineet Rai replaces Dhanapal Ganesh in national football team camp

Last Updated: Thu, May 17, 2018 16:52 hrs

[India], May 17 (ANI): Midfielder Dhanapal Ganesh has been replaced by Vineet Rai in the Indian national football team camp for the Intercontinental Cup that commenced from yesterday in Mumbai due to the former suffering from Typhoid.

The summoned players assembled for the camp in Mumbai on May 16 while players from JSW Bengaluru FC will be reporting to the camp on May 18 after finishing their club commitments for the AFC Cup.

India will compete with Kenya, New Zealand and Chinese Taipei in the Intercontinental Cup which is part of their preparation for the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019.

Hosts India will kick-off their campaign in the inaugural edition of the Intercontinental Cup at the new hub of Indian football, the Mumbai Football Arena on June 1 when Stephen Constantine's men face Chinese Taipei, in a tournament also featuring New Zealand and Kenya.

The squad of 30 players for the preparatory camp in Mumbai is as follows:

Goalkeepers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Vishal Kaith, Amrinder Singh, Sanjiban Ghosh.

Defenders: Lalruatthara, Davinder Singh, Pritam Kotal, Anas Edathodika, Sandesh Jhingan, Salam Ranjan Singh, Jerry Lalrinzuala, Narayan Das, Subhasish Bose.

Midfielders: Udanta Singh, Laldanmawia Ralte, Seiminlen Doungel, Vineet Rai, Souvik Chakraborti, Md. Rafique, Rowllin Borges, Pronay Halder, Anirudh Thapa, Bikash Jairu, Halicharan Narzary.

Forwards: Sunil Chhetri, Balwant Singh, Jeje Lalpekhlua, Manvir Singh, Alen Deory, Ashique Kuruniyan. (ANI)



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