ANI Photo | India U-17 men’s football team to play two friendly matches against Qatar

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 the previous month, as per a press release from the All India Football Federation (AIFF).
India had won its first friendly against Uzbekistan by 2-0 on January 22 while they went down to them by 0-3 in their next match on January 24.
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. (ANI)

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