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Rai replaces Ganesh in India squad

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Vineet has been called up to the national squad as a replacement for Dhanapal Ganesh, the Football Federation (AIFF) announced on Thursday.

Ganesh, who is suffering from typhoid, has been unable to attend the national camp for the Hero that started in on Wednesday.

This is the first time that has been included in the squad. The 20-year-old from represents Delhi Dynamos in the (ISL). He has seven caps for the U-23 squad, having made his debut in 2015.

The summoned players assembled for the camp in on Wednesday while players from Bengaluru FC will join them on Friday after finishing their club commitments for the AFC Cup.

Hosts India will kick-off their campaign in the inaugural edition of the Hero at the Football Arena on June 1.

The Indians will face Chinese in their campaign opener. The tournament will also feature and

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 15:56 IST
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