South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship 2013 complete schedule, teams and match time table has officially been announced. Here you can find the complete team squads of all the teams. South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship is going to start from 1st September 2013 and it will be its 10th edition.
Total 8 teams are going to participate in this tournament including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The SAAF Championship is held after every two years. India has won this championship 6 times and only once by Maldives, Bangladesh and Sri lanka. Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan and Pakistan have failed to win this tournament till now even once.
This year SAFF Championship is going to be hosted by Nepal which is the second time for them after hosting the 1997 tournament. The host of this tournament is always decided through a draw. India is the current defending champion of this title who won it in 2011 by defeating Afghanistan in the final. All the matches of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship will be held at Dasarath Rangasala Stadium,Kathmandu, Nepal.
The tournament will start from 1st September 2013 and will continue till 11th September, 2013. The winning team and the Runner up will be awarded $50,000 and $25000 prize money respectively.
All eight teams have been divided in two groups.
- Sri Lanka
Below are the names of players from each team who are going to participate in the SAFF Championship 2013.
SAFF Championship 2013 Teams Groups Players List
Bikesh Kuthu,Kiran Chemjong,Biraj Maharjan,Rohit Chand,Sagar Thapa (c),Jitendra Karki,Bijaya Dhimal,Bijaya Gurung,Bhola Silwal,Jagjit Shrestha,Tanka Basnet,Rajendra Rawal,Santosh Sahukhala,Anil Gurung,Jumanu Rai,Chetan Ghimire
Biplob Bhattacharjee,Shahidul Alam Sohel,Mamun Khan,Mohammed Waly Faisal,Mohammed Ariful Islam,Nasir Uddin Chowdhury, Mohd Mamunul Islam (c),Omar Faruque Babu,Mohamed Zahid Hossain,Reasat Khaton, Jahid Hasan Ameli,Shakhawat Hossain,Toklis Ahmed
Subrata Pal,Sandip Nandy,Karanjit Singh,Gouramangi Singh,Syed Rahim Nabi,Nirmal Chettri,Denzil Franco,Gurjinder Kumar,Rowilson Rodrigues,Clifford Miranda,Lalkamal Bhowmick,C.K. Vineeth,Mehtab Hossain,Lenny Rodrigues,Alwyn George,Arata Izumi,Sunil Chhetri (c),Jeje Lalpekhlua,Robin Singh
Jaffar Khan (c),Saquib Hanif,Muzamil Hussain,Kamran Khan,Samar Ishaq,Naveed Ahmed,Md. Rizwan AsifMohammad Ahmed,Alamgir Khan,Atif Bashir,Adnan Ahmed,Faisal Iqbal,Kalim Ullah,Saddam Hussain,Muhammad Adil,Muhammad Ikram,Jadid Khan,Hassnain Abbas
Hamidullah Yosufzai,Ali Ahmad Yarzada,Muqadar Qazizadah,Zohib Islam Amiri,Mujtaba Faiz,Rafi Barekzai,Faiz Muhammad Faiz,Farzad Ataee,Munirulhaq Nadeem,Hashmatullah Barakzai,Amrudin Sharifi,Sayed Baqer Mirsalemi
Mohamed Imran,Imran Mohamed,Ahmed Abdulla,Mohamed Shifan,Akram Abdul Ghanee,Mohamed Rasheed,Mohamed Umair,Ahmed Rasheed,Mohamed Hussain,Ismail Easa,Mohamed Arif,Ali Ashfaq (c),Ahmed Imaaz,Ashad Ali,Assadhulla Abdulla,Hassan Adhuham
Dasun Paranavithana,Weerasinghe Sujan,Peter Hewabettage,Mohamed Sameer,Charitha Mudiyanselage,Chathura Gunaratne,Tharindu Eranga,Chathuranga Sanjeewa,Kavindu ,Mohamed Aleem,Nipuna Bandara,Malik Migara
Hemlal Bhattrai,Tshering Dendup,Pema Rinchen,Jamyang Tenzin,Jigme Tenzin,Karun Gurung,Kharma Shedrup Tsershing,Nima Sangay,Tshering Dorjee,Yeshey Dorji,Biran Basnet,Diwash Subba
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