MUMBAI: Experienced goalkeeper Owais Khan of Nagpur has been appointed captain of the Maharashtra team which will participate in the qualifying round of the AIFF 72nd National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy to be held in Ahmedabad from January 9 to 13.
The 20-member Maharashtra team was selected after 40 probables underwent a conditioning camp.
Goalkeepers: Owais Khan (Nagpur), Harshad Meher (Mumbai).
Defenders: Dion Menezes, Shubham Khanvilkar, Nikhil Prabhu, Samson Joseph (all Mumbai), Afzaal Akhtar (Nagpur).
Midfielders: Ashrafali Makandar, Himanshu Patil, Linekar Machado, Mervin Stephen, Advait Shinde (all Mumbai), Kiran Pandhare (Solapur), Mohammed N.R. Ansari, Vasu Kanojiya (both Nagpur), Asifullah Khan (Yavatmal), Sahil Bhokare (Pune).
Forwards: Aniket Joshi (Nagpur), Ranjeet Singh, Aaron D’Costa (both Mumbai).
Head Coach: Augusto D’Silva (Mumbai)