India national football team head coach Savio Medeira has named his 23 players squad for the Audi Football Summit in which his side will face German Bundesliga giants FC Bayern Munich on January 10, 2012 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi.
The match also marks the official farewell from Team India of long-time captain Baichung Bhutia, who will lead the national side for one last time.
The players have been asked to report in Delhi on January 7, 2012; but there could be controversy waiting then on that day East Bengal take on Mohun Bagan in the Calcutta Premier League and the Indian Football Association (West Bengal) along with the two clubs has asked for the release of their players on that day. If granted then the players would join the camp a day later.
Team India will be missing recent SAFF Cup hero Sunil Chhetri due to injury, while players in Adil Khan, Gurjinder Singh and Reisangmi Vashum have gotten their first senior India call-up.
Karanjit Singh (Salgaocar SC), Subhasish Roy Chowdhury (Dempo SC), Felix D'Souza (Churchill Brothers SC)
Jaspal Singh Parmar (Salgaocar SC), Samir Naik (Dempo SC), Gouramangi Moirangthem Singh (Churchill Brothers SC), Govin Moirangthem Singh (United Sikkim FC), Nirmal Chetri (East Bengal Club), Syed Rahim Nabi (Mohun Bagan AC), Adil Khan (Sporting Clube de Goa), Gurjinder Singh (Pune FC)
Reisangmi Vashum (East Bengal Club), Jewel Raja Sheikh (Mohun Bagan AC), Climax Lawrence (Dempo SC), Rakesh Masih (Mohun Bagan AC), Baldeep Singh (Pune FC), Clifford Miranda (Dempo SC), Lalrindika Ralte (Churchill Brothers SC), Rocus Lamare (Salgaocar SC)
Jeje Lalpekhlua (Pune FC), Baichung Bhutia (United Sikkim FC), Sushil Kumar Singh (United Sikkim FC), C.S. Sabeeth (Pailan Arrows)
More information about the match and where to buy tickets online are available at www.audifootballsummit.in
The official Twitter account of the Audi Football Summit can be found under www.twitter.com/AudiFS2012 .