Kochi expects full house for soccer friendly versus Palestine

Dutch coach Wim Koevermans names 23-member Indian squad for February 6 tie. Sporting Lisbon's Sunil Chettri to spearhead home challenge in soccer-mad state.

updated: January 29, 2013 13:24 IST
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New Delhi: Emphasising the significance of the match, the Dutch said that it would give a chance to him and the team to make evaluations. "We need to assess ourselves. We need more such matches," he said. India won the Nehru Cup under Koevermans in September last year and are looking to make home support count once again, this time in Kerela.

Kerela fans are known for their passionate affection for the sport and veteran Sunil Chettri said that it would count for a lot against Palestine. "The passion for the sport in the Kerala stays unparallel and we expect a full house cheering for us against Palestine."

The 23-member list is as follows:

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