A 20-member Tamil Nadu team for the junior National football championship to be held in Ranchi from September 19 to 29 has been announced. Tamil Nadu plays its first Group ‘C’ game against Jharkhand on Friday.

The team:

Goalkeepers: A. John Roshan, M. Kabilan;

Defenders: M. Udhaya Kumar, P. Yuvaraj, R. Kumaravel, G. Suresh Kumar, R. Suganthanraj, S. Pretham;

Midfielders: S. Ahamed Asrarul, A. Sikkandar Batcha, S. Samu, P. Sundara Moorthy, M. Raj Kumar, J. Ranjith;

Strikers: S.A. Bebitto Godwin, Y. Puvirajan, K. Gopinath, A. Abdul Gafoor, A. Ajith, Dane Aaron Anthony;

Coach: L.R. Titus; Manager: N.V. Thiyagachanthan.

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