Kochi : Kerala announces its team for South Zone qualiers of 75th Santosh Trophy National Footbal. Jijo John is the captain. Of the 22-member team, 13 are new faces. Binoi George is the coach and TG Purushothaman, the additional coach.
The team :
Mithun V, Hajmal S(goalkeeper), Sanju G, Muhammad Asif, Vibin Thomas, Ajay Alex, Muhamad Safiqh AP, Moammad Basith PT, Mohammad Rasheed K, Jijo Joseph, Arjun Jayraj, Akhil P Salman K, Adarsh M, Bujair V, Nauphal VN, Nijo Gilbert, Shikhil, N Justin tK, S Rajesh Muhammad Safnad, Muhammad Ajsal.
In the first match, Kerala will take on Lakshwadeep at Nehru International Stadium in Kochi 9 pm on 1 December, then Andaman on the 3rd followed by Pondichery on the 5th.