Shillong, Mar 8: Samuel Lyngdoh Kynshi and Samuel Lalmuanpuia, who were included in the probables list of the Indian U-23 national team, failed to make the cut for the final squad that will take part in the U-23 AFC Championship Qualifiers in Uzbekistan later this month.

Kynshi and Lalmuanpuia travelled to Goa for the preparatory camp and were not available for Shillong Lajong’s last I-League match, which was held today.

However, the Lajong duo were not included in the final list of names published by the All India Football Federation website today.

The Indian U-23 team left today for Doha to take part in a friendly against Qatar on 11th March. In all 11 of the 23-member squad play for AIFF development side Indian Arrows in the I-League.

Kynshi has played in 24 I-League matches for Lajong (scoring six goals) and Lalmuanpuia 59 (scoring 10 goals).

India U-23 squad:

Goalkeepers: Dheeraj Singh, Prabhsukhan Gill

Defenders: Narender, Sarthak Golui, Wungngayam Muirang, Mehtab Singh, Anwar Ali, Asish Rai

Midfielders: Jerry Mawihmingthanga, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Vinit Rai, Sahal Abdul, Amarjit Singh, Deepak Tangri, Rohit Kumar, Suresh Singh, Komal Thatal, Boris Singh, Rahul KP

Forwards: Liston Colaco, Daniel Lalhlimpuia, Rahim Ali, Rohit Danu

Coach: Derrick Pereira

(Photo: All India Football Federation)

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