Gearing up for the India - Bayern Munich clash at Delhi tommorow
The month of January seems to be filled with a lot of excitement and hype for Indian football....
After McDowell Mohun Bagan's resounding 2-0 victory over Kingfisher East Bengal last Saturday, the football fans of this nation gear themselves up for another action-packed match....
INDIA V/s BAYERN MUNICH
Another reason for Mohun Baganis to rejoice - holding fort for the Indian national team are McDowell Mohun Bagan's very own Rakesh Masih, Sheikh Jewel Raja and Rahim Nabi. It's quite unfortunate that our star striker, Sunil Chhetri would be sorely missed at this much-awaited exhibition tie. He has yet another week of rehabilitation before he could resume training.
But I guess, this adversity has a flip side and that too, a very special one. This match marks the one-off comeback of India's most prolific footballer in recent years - Baichung Bhutia. The ex-Mohun Bagan and ex-India national footballer could have experienced no better swan song than this, especially when he dazzles the awestruck crowds for the entire 90 minutes.
The squad for the Indian national team for tommorow's game is as follows:
Karanjit Singh (Salgaocar SC),
Subhasish Roychowdhury (Dempo SC),
Felix (Churchill Brothers).
Jaspal Singh (Salgaocar),
Sameer Naik (Dempo SC),
Gouramangi Singh (Churchill Brothers),
Govin Singh (United Sikkim F.C.),
Nirmal Chhetri (Kingfisher East Bengal),
Syed Rahim Nabi (McDowell Mohun Bagan),
Adil Khan (Sporting Clube de Goa),
Gurjinder Singh (Pune FC).
Reisangmi Vashum (Kingfisher East Bengal),
Jewel Raja Shaikh (McDowell Mohun Bagan),
Climax Lawrence (Dempo SC),
Rakesh Masih (McDowell Mohun Bagan),
Baldeep Singh (Pune FC),
Clifford Miranda (Dempo SC),
Lalrindika Ralte (Churchill Brothers),
Rocus Lamare (Salgaocar).
Jeje Lalpeklua (Pune FC),
Sushil Singh (United Sikkim F.C.),
CS Sabeeth (Pailan Arrows).
Arnab Ghosh, a Ph. D. student of the Department of Mathematics, IIT Guwahati, is...