Kerala announces 20 member squad for Santhosh Trophy 2017
Kerala Football Association (KFA) announced the team for Santosh Trophy South Zone Qualifiers 2017 that will kick-start from january 5 at Calicut.
The Hosts announced 20 member squad after several days of preparation. Usman P of State Bank of Travancore will captain the squad.
The detailed squad is as follows.
Goal Keepers :
Midhun V (Kannur/SBT)
Melbin (Trivandrum/ Kerala Police)
Najesh M (Kasaragod/Vasco SC)
Lijo s (Trivandrum/SBT)
Rahul V Raj (Thrissur/SBT)
Noushad K (Kottayam/ Baselious College)
Sreerag VG(Thrissur/FC Kerala)
Seesan S (Trivandrum/SBT)
Shibin Lal VK (Kozhikode/SBT)
Muhammed Parokkottil (Palakkad/KSEB)
Jishnu Balakrishnan (Malappuram/NSS College)
Netto Benny (Idukki, Unity Soccer)
Ananthu Murali (Kottayam, Baselious college)
Asharudheen (Malappuram/ SS College)
Usman P (C) (Malappuram/SBT)
Jobby Justin (Trivandrum/KSEB)
Eldhose George (Idukki/SBT)
Firos Kalathingal (Malappuram/ Kerala Police)
Sahal Abdul Samad (Kannur/SN College)
Supporting Staff :
VP Shaji (Head Coach)
Milton Antony (Asst coach)
Feroz Sheriff (GK Coach)
Kerala, in the Group ‘A’, will face Puduchery in their opening match on January 5 . The team will face Andhra next on January 7 and will take on Karnataka on January 9.
Group ‘B’ features Santosh Trophy 2017 features Services,Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Lakshwadeep.