FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2022: India Announce Preliminary Squad Against Oman and Qatar
India Football Coach Igor Stimac. (Photo Credits: IANS)

New Delhi, August 5: Igor Stimac, head coach of the senior India men's football team, on Monday announced the 34 probables for the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

India, who have been clubbed in Group E alongside Bangladesh, Oman, Afghanistan and hosts Qatar, will open their second round campaign of the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup against Oman on September 5, followed by a match against Qatar on September 10.

Indian Football Team Tweeted:

Preliminary Squad - Goalkeepers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Amrinder Singh, Kamaljit Singh, Vishal Kaith. DSport to Broadcast Draw for Asian Qualifiers of FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar.

Defenders: Rahul Bheke, Nishu Kumar, Pritam Kotal, Anas Edathodika, Sandesh Jhingan, Anwar Ali (Jr.), Narender Gahlot, Sarthak Golui, Adil Khan, Salam Ranjan Singh, Subhasish Bose, Jerry Lalrinzuala, Mandar Rao Dessai

Midfielders: Nikhil Poojary, Udanta Singh, Anirudh Thapa, Raynier Fernandes, Vinit Rai, Sahal Abdul Samad, Amarjit Singh, Pronay Halder, Brandon Fernandes, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Halicharan Narzary, Ashique Kuruniyan

Forwards: Balwant Singh, Sunil Chhetri, Jobby Justin, Farukh Choudhary, Manvir Singh.