Jamshedpur FC is set to participate in the Durand Cup


Jamshedpur FC is heading to Kolkata for the 131st edition of the Durand Cup. The tournament will be played between August 16 and September 18, 2022. It will be organised by the Indian Army on behalf of the Armed Forces.

The Durand Cup will be a 20-team competition divided into four groups. Jamshedpur FC will participate among 11 Indian Super League (ISL) clubs, 5 I-League teams, and 4 Indian Army Air Forces teams. Jamshedpur will compete in group A with FC Goa, Mohammedan Sporting, Bengaluru FC & Indian Air Force. The venue for Group A is Kolkata & the matches will be distributed between the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, Naihati Stadium, and Kishore Bharati Stadium.

The team will play under the guidance of Carlos Santamarina, the coach for this tournament, "It's going to be a good experience for the team. The young players crave to play in competitive tournaments, and the Durand Cup could not have come at a better time for us. The tournament will provide a fantastic platform for the players to know where they stand and gain competitive minutes as they play to try and win," he said.

The tournament has a very significant history, as it is Asia's oldest football tournament. It is one of the most anticipated and renowned competitions in the world.

Jamshedpur FC CEO Mukul Choudhari added, "Durand Cup is one of the oldest club competitions, and we are thrilled that it will kick off soon. Jamshedpur FC is honoured to participate in this competition. This will allow us to showcase our young talent and measure their development amongst the country's top teams. We would like to wish the team the very best for the competition."

The matches will be live on Television on Sports 18 Network and online platforms such as Voot Select & Jio TV. Jamshedpur FC's first match will be against Bengaluru FC on August 17 at Kishore Bharati Krirangan, Kolkata. Stay tuned to our website and social media channels for updates on Jamshedpur FC from the Durand Cup.

Here is the squad and technical staff who will head to the City of Joy to compete in the Durand Cup 2022:

56 Nikhil Barla STRIKER INDIA 05th August, 2003 Khunti, Jharkhand
59 Sorokhaibam Nongpoknganba Meitei MIDFIELDER INDIA 11th December, 2003 Sagolmang Bazar, Manipur
44 Rishi DEFENDER INDIA 16th October, 2002 Kalsote, Jammu and Kashmir
46 Keisam Angelo Singh MIDFIELDER INDIA 25th september, 2002 Moirang, Manipur
58 Kojam Beyong DEFENDER INDIA 2nd October, 2003 Seppa, Arunachal Pradesh
54 Piush Thakuri DEFENDER INDIA 13th October, 2003 Bagdogra, West Bengal
63 Aryan Sonowal DEFENDER INDIA 19th January, 2003 Dibrugarh, Assam
55 Hijam Lenin Singh STRIKER INDIA 28th Febuary, 2003 Sawombung, Manipur
52 Arman Tamang GOALKEEPER INDIA 28th May, 2004 Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
68 Mohit Singh Dhami GOALKEEPER INDIA 8th October, 2004 Bhountari, Uttarakhand
48 Robin Das MIDFIELDER INDIA 24th August, 2002 Sultanpur, West Bengal
47 Nayan Tamang MIDFIELDER INDIA 22nd May, 2002 Teesta Valley, West Bengal
62 Lalruatmawia STRIKER INDIA 10th December, 2003 Chhingchhip, Mizoram
61 Phijam Vikash Singh MIDFIELDER INDIA 10th July, 2003 Kairembikhok,Manipur 
60 Saphaba Singh Telem DEFENDER INDIA 3rd January, 2003 Tiger Camp, Manipur
31 Vishal Yadav GOALKEEPER INDIA 5th May, 2002 Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
19 Sandip Mandi DEFENDER INDIA 11th June, 2002 Kalyani, West Bengal
10 Tapan Haldar STRIKER INDIA 10th January, 2004 Kolkata, West Bengal
23 Vilin Pujari STRIKER INDIA 27th August, 1998 Mangalore, Karnataka 
7 Kamlesh Singh Bist MIDFIELDER INDIA 29th December, 2004 Kolkata, West Bengal
53 Advait Sumbly MIDFIELDER INDIA 23rd December, 2003 New Delhi, Delhi
66 Raj Mukhi DEFENDER INDIA 9th July, 2004 Jagugoda, Jharkhand
67 Ankit Toppo DEFENDER INDIA 4th April, 2004 Lattah Bar, Toli
65 Gopal Hembrom DEFENDER INDIA 31st December, 2004 Sarjamda, Jharkhand
45 Anand Kumar MIDFIELDER INDIA 10th March, 2002 Delhi, Delhi
34 Deepak Hansda MIDFIELDER INDIA 12th October, 2004 Santhal Lahala

HEAD COACH: Carlos Santamarina

ASST. COACH: Indranil Chakraborty

GK COACH: Subroto Dasgupta


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