Defender Abhishek Rawat will lead a 20-member Delhi football team in the final round of the 69th Senior National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy to be held at Jalandhar and Ludhiana from March 1 to 15.
Mid-fielder Ashu Nathani has been named as vice-captain of the team which was picked by Delhi Soccer Association selection committee headed by Sharafatullah after a 15-day selection-cum-coaching camp.
The 10 teams taking part in the final round of the Championship have been divided in two groups of five each. Group A (to be played at Ludhiana) has Assam, Punjab, Maharashtra, Services and West Bengal while Group B (to be played at Jalandhar) has Delhi, Railways, Kerala, Goa and Mizoram.
Goalkeepers: Vikrant Sharma, Sandeep Singh Bisht, Rakshit.
Defenders: Abhishek Rawat (captain), Pawan Joshi, Pushpender Kundu, Sonu, Vijay Kumar, Anil Bara, Sumit Rawat, Vikas Rawat.
Mid-fielders: Ashu Nathani (vice-captain), Monu Chowdhery, Dheeraj Jangpangji, Ankit Sharma, Dilsher Singh Sandhu.
Forwards: Abhay Rana, Atinder Mani, Mahinder Singh, John Shain.