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Chennaiyin FC to have 4 week pre season camp in Malaysia

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

champions will have a four-week pre-season camp in from August 13.

The two-time ISL winners will depart from Chennai in the early hours ofMondaymorning, a press release said here.

The CFC team willbe based in Malaysia's capital city

They will be using the training facility of Football Club.

CFC's Indian contingent convened in Chennai yesterday to undergo their pre-season medical assessments prior to leaving for Malaysia, along with John Gregory, who arrived in the city in the early hours ofThursdaymorning.

Theforeign players and rest of the foreign coaching staff will be directly reporting to

is set to play four friendly matches in and will return to Chennai onSeptember 11to continue the preparations ahead of the new season that will involve their ISL title defence and a debut in the AFC Cup.

With four players Jerry Lalrinzuala, Anirudh Thapa, and at India's SAFF Championship preparatory camp, six members of CFC's B team will also be part of the travelling squad.

They are defenders Saurabh Meher, and Hendry Antonay, central midfielders Zonunmawia and Bibin Boban, and

Two B team players will be promoted to the 25-man final ISL squad.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 17:00 IST