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Ker Santosh Trophy team to be led by Jaseer

Jaseer Karnath will captain the Kerala team in the 64th Senior National Football championship for Santosh Trophy at Kolkatta, which began on Thursday.



Kochi: Jaseer Karnath will captain the
Kerala team in the 64th Senior National Football championship
for Santosh Trophy at Kolkatta, which began on Thursday.

Announcing the team, Kerala Football Association President,
K M I Mather told reporters that new faces would find a place
in the team-- Sarath K, Anus, Surjith VV, Sarath B T, Johnson
N ,Prince Poulose, Sumesh N and Rakesh K.

Since it was off season, not much practise matches could be
held. However the association was optimistic about a good
performance as West Bengal and Kerala had similar climate, he
said.

Team: Jaseer Karnath (capt), Bijesh Ben A (vice captain).

Goalkeepers: Joby Joseph, Sarath K, Jinesh Thomas.

Backs: Jaseer Karnath, Anus, Justine Stephen, Surjith VV,
Sarath B T, Johnson N, Prince Poulose.

Half Backs: Sakeer MP, Rinil C J, Martin John, Bijesh Ben
A, Sumesh N;

Forwards: Mohammed Aslam A G, Rakesh K, Javed O K, Jacken
Sebastian, Subair KP;

Coach: M M Jacob.

In its first encournter, the Kerala in Group VII will take
on Uttrakhand on July 22. Other teams in the group are: Assam,
Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

The team will leave for Kolkatta on July 18.

PTI

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