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Gaurav Chadha to lead Delhi Football team in Santosh Trophy

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NewDelhi: Midfielder Gaurav Chadha will lead Delhi team for North Zone qualifiers in 75th National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy 2021-22 to be held in New Delhi, starting from December 1, 2021.
Football Delhi selection committee named the squad of 22 players after 2 months long training camp held in Delhi.

Delhi has been placed in Group B with Punjab, Uttarakhand and Haryana. Delhi will start campaign from 1st December against Uttarakhand.

National level Football championship is back in National Capital as Delhi is hosting its home games including all matches of Group B in Delhi at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. All teams will stay in Bio-bubble during the championship and all necessary precaution is being taken as per covid19 protocol.

Squad :
Goalkeepers: Avijit Devnath and Sayak Barai;
Defenders: Milind Negi, Neeraj Bhandari, Nitesh Chikara, Rahul Aswal, Rakshit Rawat and Rithwik Anand;
Midfielders: Gaurav Chadha (C), Gaurav Rawat, Karthik Panicker, Krishan Kumar, Mahip Adhikari, Md Shahjahan, Rinreithan Shaiza, Rishabh Dobriyal, Sakti Nath Oraon and Biaklian Paite;
Forwards: Dhurv Sharma, Dishant Negi, Jaideep Singh and Piyush Bhandari

Officials: Vikash Rawat (Head Coach), Md Imran (Asst Coach), Fiazan Ahmed (Team Physiotherapist) and Magan Singh Patwal (Manager).
Schedule of Delhi team”s matches:

1st Dec: Delhi Vs Uttarakhand (11.30 AM);
3rd Dec: Delhi Vs Haryana (11.30 AM);
5th Dec: Delhi Vs Punjab (3.00 PM).


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