A 28-member list of probables have been announced for the qualifiers which will be held in the UAE.
The India U-23 National Team is all set to embark upon their qualification campaign for the AFC U-23 Asian Cup Uzbekistan 2022, after being drawn in Group E of the Qualifiers.
India have been drawn alongside Oman, Kyrgyz Republic, and hosts UAE in Group E of the Qualifiers, with the matches set to be played between October 25 to 31 at the Fujairah Stadium, in Fujairah, UAE.
The Blue Colts are set to assemble in Bengaluru on October 17, before moving to the UAE on October 20 for their matches.
The 28-member list of probables is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem (FC Goa), Prabhsukhan Singh Gill (Kerala Blasters FC), Prateek Kumar Singh (NEROCA FC), Mohammad Nawaz (Mumbai City FC).
Defenders: Narender Gahlot (Jamshedpur FC), Bikash Yumnam (RoundGlass Punjab FC), Alex Saji (Gokulam Kerala FC), Hormipam Ruivah (Kerala Blasters FC), Halen Nongtdu (Indian Arrows), Asish Rai (Hyderabad FC), Sumit Rathi (ATK Mohun Bagan FC), Akash Mishra (Hyderabad FC), Sahil Panwar (Odisha FC).
Midfielders: SK Sahil (ATK Mohun Bagan FC), Suresh Singh Wangjam (Bengaluru FC), Amarjit Singh Kiyam (SC East Bengal on loan from FC Goa), Lalengmawia ‘Apuia’ Ralte (Mumbai City FC), Jeakson Singh (Kerala Blasters FC), Deepak Tangri (ATK Mohun Bagan FC), Rahul KP (Kerala Blasters FC), Komal Thatal (Jamshedpur FC), Nikhil Raj (Odisha FC on loan from Kickstart FC), Bryce Miranda (Churchill Brothers FC), Princeton Rebello (FC Goa).
Forwards: Vikram Partap Singh (Mumbai City FC), Rahim Ali (Chennaiyin FC), Rohit Danu (Hyderabad FC), Aniket Jadhav (Hyderabad FC).
India’s Fixtures at AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers:
October 25: Oman vs India
October 28: India vs UAE
October 31: India vs Kyrgyz Republic