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Asian Cup qualifier: Subrata not in list of India probables

IANS  |  New Delhi 

India's most-capped was on Friday axed from the 32-member national probables list for the 2019 qualifying match against

The 31-year-old Paul was part of teams which won Nehru Cups and the AFC Challenge Cup in 2008.

Paul's provisional suspension was revoked by by the (NADA), letting him off with a warning with regards to violation of anti-doping rule.

Playing for in the (ISL), Paul made 44 saves and his minutes per goal conceded was 102.47.

According to Federation (AIFF) national team sources, is now looking beyond the veteran and wants to give the younger players a chance to shine under the bar.

Skipper Sunil Chhetri's name is also not in the list due to double bookings in India's last international.

The proables list had more ISL players with the likes of Michael Soosairaj, who impressed for FC in the I-League, not getting a look-in.

have already qualified for the Asian Cup to be held in the UAE next year in January. They are now top of Group A having 13 points from five games.

The list of probables is as follows:

Goalkeepers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Vishal Kaith, Amrinder Singh, Rehenesh T.P.

Defenders: Pritam Kotal, Nishu Kumar, Lalruatthara, Anas Edathodika, Sandesh Jhingan, Salam Ranjan Singh, Sarthak Golui, Jerry Lalrinzuala, Narayan Das, Subhasish Bose.

Midfielders: Jackichand Singh, Udanta Singh, Seityasen Singh, Dhanapal Ghanesh, Anirudh Thapa, Germanpreet Singh, Rowllin Borges, Md. Rafique, Cavin Lobo, Bikash Jairu, Halicharan Narzary.

Forwards: Hitesh Sharma, Balwant Singh, Jeje Lalpekhlua, Seminlen Doungel, Alen Deory, Manvir Singh,



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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 21:46 IST