KOCHI: The Kerala Football Association (KFA) has selected 35 players for the second phase of the Santosh Trophy coaching camp which will begin at the Veterinary College Ground, Mannuthy, Thrissur, on Friday.
The selected list includes a few players who were part of the Kerala XI team in the recent E.K. Nayanar Gold Cup in Kannur.
The selected players: Goalkeepers: K.T. Nawaz (Mlp), N.M. Anoop (Tsr), A. Jaffar (Ekm), Jean Christian (Alp), Jinesh Thomas (Ekm), R.A. Renjith (Ekm). Defenders: K. Jasser (Mlp), B. Deepu (Tvm), C.K. Jithesh, V.S. Anooj (both Ekm), Ebin Rose (Tvm), Najumuddeen (Pkd), D. Sajin, Abhilash John (both Tvm), M. Abdul Basheer (Mlp). Midfielders: K.S. Joby (Tsr), Bijesh Ben (Ekm), M.V. Kalesh (Knr), T.K. Prasoon (Kzd), K.V. Lalu (Tsr), Abdul Naushad, A.B. Kabeer (both Pkd). Forwards: P.T. Somy (Ekm), K. Saleel (Kzd), T. Usman (Tvm), R. Kannan (Klm), Jacken Sebastian (Ekm), A. Devadasan (Tvm), O.K. Javed (Mlp), Abdul Hakkeem (Pkd), T. Asif Saheer (Mlp), C.J. Renil (Kzd), P. Rahul (Kzd), Faisal Rahiman (Pkd), Martin John (Tvm). Coach: Victor Manjila; Asst. coach: Premnath Philip. — Principal Correspondent