Indian Football

Igor Stimac announces India's 25-man squad for friendly against Jordan

Mudeet Arora
Stimac is looking to get his team prepared for the AFC Asian Cup
Stimac is looking to get his team prepared for the AFC Asian Cup / Pakawich Damrongkiattisak/GettyImages

The Indian men's national football team coach Igor Stimac has announced his 25-member squad for the upcoming international friendlies against Jordan in Qatar on May 28 and Cambodia on June 8 in Kolkata.

The Blue Tigers are currently involved in the national team camp and have featured in multiple friendly practice matches against multiple clubs and all-star teams.

Stimac's men are scheduled to travel to Doha on May 25 where they will be taking on Jordan after another three days of rigorous training sessions.

India is set to return back to Kolkata on May 30 after playing their friendly. They will then begin their preparations for the AFC Asian Cup qualifiers.

They then play Cambodia on June 8 in the first qualifier in Kolkata and the full squad for that game has been announced by Stimac.

India's 25-man squad for their friendly and qualifiers in Kolkata:

Goalkeepers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Laxmikanth Kattimani, Amrinder Singh.

Defenders: Rahul Bheke, Akash Mishra, Harmanjot Singh Khabra, Roshan Singh, Anwar Ali, Sandesh Jhingan, Subhashish Bose, Pritam Kotal.

Midfielders: Jeakson Singh, Anirudh Thapa, Glan Martins, Brandon Fernandes, Ritwik Das, Udanta Singh, Yasir Mohammad, Sahal Abdul Samad, Suresh Wangjam, Ashique Kuruniyan, Liston Colaco.

Forwards: Ishan Pandita, Sunil Chhetri, Manvir Singh

The time for this Saturday's clash against Jordan is not yet decided whereas India's three AFC Asian Cup qualifiers in the third round will be against Cambodia, Afghanistan and Hong Kong on June 8, June 11 and June 14 at 8:30pm respectively on each of the days.