The Indian Senior Team at the 1960 Rome Olympic Qualifiers:
TEAM:
Goalkeepers: Peter Thangaraj (Madras Regimental Centre, Services), Shankar Subramaniam Narayan (Tata Sports Club, Bombay).
Defenders: Sunil Guha (Bengal), Kaleemuddin (Hyderabad), Abdul Latif (Mohammedan Sporting Club - CAPTAIN), Jarnail Singh (Mohun Bagan AC), O. Chandrashekar (Bombay).
Midfielders S. Narayanan (Bombay), Mariappa Kempiah (Mohun Bagan AC), Ram Bahadur (East Bengal Club).
Forwards: P.K. Banerjee (Bengal), Moloy Lahiri (Bengal), Chuni Goswami (Bengal), M. Rehmatullah (Hyderabad), Dharmalingam Kannan (East Bengal Club), Tulsidas Balaram (East Bengal Club), Simon Sunderraj (Railways), Mohammed Yousuf Khan (Hyderabad City Police).
COACH: SYED ABDUL RAHIM (Hyderabad); MANAGERS: F.N. CHINOY (Bombay) against Afghanistan, Wg. Cdr. K.K. GANGULY (Services) against Indonesia.

RESULTS:
First Round
13-Dec-59: India 2-5 Afghanistan - Indian Goals: 2xChuni Goswami, Moloy Lahiri, P.K. Banerjee, M Rehmatullah.
Second Round
25-Apr-59 - Calcutta: India 4-2 Indonesia - Indian Goals: 2xSimon Sunderraj, 2xD. Kannan.
??-Apr-59 - D'Jakarta: India 2-0 Indonesia - Goals: 1:0 Chuni Goswami, 2:0 Simon Sunderraj.
India qualify for the Rome Olympics.


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