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Igor Stimac. (Twitter/@IndianFootball photo)

NEW DELHI (IANS) — Igor Stimac, head coach of the senior India men's football team, on Aug. 5 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 Sept. 5, followed by a match against Qatar on Sept. 10.

Preliminary squad:

Goalkeepers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Amrinder Singh, Kamaljit Singh, Vishal Kaith.

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

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