Igor Stimac announces Second List of Probables for Bhubaneswar Camp Ahead of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

Indian senior men’s team head coach Igor Stimac has announced his second list of 15 probables for the Bhubaneswar camp ahead of the 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Round 2 matches against Kuwait and Qatar.

India’s preparation for FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

The first list of probables was announced earlier, and the 26 players from that list will begin training in the Odisha capital on May 10. The 15 players from the second list, comprising players from Mumbai City FC and Mohun Bagan SG, who contested the ISL Cup final, will join the camp on May 15.

A total of 41 players will take part in the national camp. The Blue Tigers will face Kuwait in Kolkata on June 6 before travelling away to take on Qatar on June 11 in their last two matches of Group A.

India is currently placed second in the group, with four points from four matches. The top two teams in the group will qualify for Round 3 of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers and book their berth at the AFC Asian Cup Saudi Arabia 2027.

The second list of 15 probables for the Bhubaneswar camp (training from May 15) includes:

Goalkeepers: Phurba Tempa Lachenpa, Vishal Kaith Defenders: Akash Mishra, Anwar Ali, Mehtab Singh, Rahul Bheke, Subhasish Bose Midfielders: Anirudh Thapa, Deepak Tangri, Lalengmawia Ralte, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Liston Colaco, Sahal Abdul Samad Forwards: Manvir Singh, Vikram Partap Singh.

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