Six young footballers from Manipur have been selected for Indian National Football team that will take part in the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 qualifiers.
In a memorandum issued by the All Manipur Football Association (AMFA) on Thursday, six players from the State are among the 28-member squad for India’s three forthcoming matches in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 qualifiers slated to be played from June 3 onwards.
The six players are Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem (goalkeeper), Chinglensana Singh Konsham (defender), Udanta Singh Kumam (midfielder), Suresh Singh Wangjam (midfielder), Mohammad Yasir (midfielder) and Bipin Singh (midfielder).
India, who are currently on 3 points from 5 matches in Group E, are scheduled to play Asian champions Qatar on June 3, Bangladesh on June 7 and Afghanistan on June 15 with all three matches to be played at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha.
[Input : EastMojo]