Bayern include Lahm, Ribery for Bhaichung farewell match

Updated: 28 December 2011 21:59 IST

Top German football club Bayern Munich on Wednesday included all their first team players in the 24-member squad for the Bhaichung Bhutia farewell exhibition match against India XI here on January 10.

Bayern include Lahm, Ribery for Bhaichung farewell match
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New Delhi:

Top German football club Bayern Munich on Wednesday included all their first team players in the 24-member squad for the Bhaichung Bhutia farewell exhibition match against India XI here on January 10.

German World Cup captain Philip Lahm, who will lead the Bayern side, 2010 FIFA World Cup Golden Boot winner Thomas Muller, star striker Mario Gomez, midfield generals Franck Ribery, Arjen Robben and Bastian Schweinsteiger were among the 24 players named.

All the 24 players named are in the Bayern Munich side playing in the current Bundesliga season.

Meanwhile, Indian football coach Savio Medeira also named a 23-member squad for the exhibition match to be played at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

The team, to be led by Bhaichung, will miss the services of striker Sunil Chhetri as he is recovering from an ankle injury.

Defender Mahesh Gawli, who on Monday announced retirement from international football, was not named in the squad, just like his Dempo team-mate Anthony Pereira.

Winger Steven Dias, who was carrying a niggle during the SAFF Championships here earlier this month, was also omitted.

The 23 players have been asked to report for a camp in New Delhi on January 7.

The Squads:

FC Bayern Munich: Goalkeepers: Manuel Neuer, Jorg Butt, Maximilian Riedmuller, Rouven Sattelmaier.

Defenders: Holger Badstuber, Jerome Boateng, Breno Borges, Diego Contento, Philipp Lahm, Daniel Van Buyten, Marcio Rafael Ferreira de Souza (Rafinha).

Midfielders: Franck Ribery, Arjen Robben, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Takashi Usami, Danijel Pranjic, Luiz Gustavo, David Alaba, Toni Kroos, Anatoliy Tymoshchuk.

Forwards: Mario Gomez, Thomas Muller, Nils Petersen, Ivica Olic.

Coach: Jupp Heynckes.

India XI: Goalkeepers: Karanjit Singh, Subhasish Roychowdhury, Felix

Defenders: Jaspal Singh, Sameer Naik, Gouramangi Singh, Govin Singh, Nirmal Chhetri, Syed Rahim Nabi, Adil Khan, Gurjinder Singh

Midfielders: Reisangmi Vashum, Jewel Raja Shaikh, Climax Lawrence, Rakesh Masih, Baldeep Singh, Clifford Miranda, Lalrindika Ralte, Rocus Lamare

Forwards: Jeje Lalpeklua, Bhaichung Bhutia, Sushil Singh, CS Sabeeth.

Topics : Football Bayern Munchen
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