India announce squad for Nepal friendlies

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Kathmandu: India has announced a 25-member squad for the two friendly matches against Nepal at Dasharath Stadium on September 2 and 5.

Head Coach Igor Stimac announced the squad on Friday. The Indian team will arrive for the friendlies on August 30.

Nepali side is currently preparing for the friendly in Pokhara.

The last time Nepal hosted India was in March 2015 when the two teams played a goalless draw at Dasharath Stadium in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.

Indian squad:
Goalkeepers: Amrinder Singh, Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu.
Defenders: Pritam Kotal, Chinglensana Singh Konsham, Mandar Rao Dessai, Akash Mishra, Rahul Bheke, Subhasish Bose, Seriton Fernandes.
Midfielders: Lalengmawia, Bipin Singh, Anirudh Thapa, Sahal Abdul Samad, Brandon Fernandes, Liston Colaco, Yasir Mohammad, Glan Martins, Suresh Singh Wangjam, Jeakson Singh, Pronay Halder.
Forwards: Manvir Singh, Rahim Ali, Sunil Chhetri, Farukh Choudhary.