Jeje Lalpekhlua replaces injured Dawson Fernandes in India squad for football friendlies

Updated: 11 November 2013 16:02 IST

Earlier, Salgaocar midfielder Rocus Lamare had replaced Pune FC's Arata Izumi in the squad after the later pulled his left hamstring in a round nine I-League clash against Bengaluru FC.

New Delhi:

Dempo striker Jeje Lalpekhlua (right in pic) will replace an injured Dawson Fernandes in the 21-member Indian football squad for the two international friendlies against Philippines and Nepal to be played at the Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri on November 15 and 19 respectively.

Sporting Club de Goa's Dawson has been ruled out of the fixtures due to a knee injury.

Earlier, Salgaocar midfielder Rocus Lamare had replaced Pune FC's Arata Izumi in the squad after the later pulled his left hamstring in a round nine I-League clash against Bengaluru FC.

The Indian team, being coached by Dutchman Wim Kovermans, will be practicing at the SESA Football Academy in Goa.

Topics : Football
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