Sunil Chhetri Among Five Senior Players Picked for Asian Games

Updated: 05 May 2014 15:10 IST

As per the rules of the Asian Games, only three senior players can be part of a national squad for the mega-event with the rest of the squad comprising U-23 players.

New Delhi:

Indian captain Sunil Chhetri is among the five seniors picked by national football coach Wim Koevermans for the Incheon Asian Games where the rest of the squad would comprise under-23 players. The Games in Incheon are scheduled from September 19 to October 4. (Click here for latest on Football)

"The five senior Players - Sunil Chhetri, Francis Fernandes, Robin Singh, Balwant Singh and Victorino Fernandes would be a part of a Preparatory Camp from where the final squad would be selected later," the All India Football Federation said in a statement.

However, as per the rules of the Asian Games, only three among the five senior players would be a part of India's squad for the mega-event with the rest of the squad comprising U-23 players.

Scott O'Donell, the Technical Director, AIFF Academies, also the Director, Coach Education would be assisting Koevermans during the Asian Games.

Topics : Football
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