The Indian Senior Team at the 1966 Merdeka Cup:
Goalkeepers: Peter Thangaraj (East Bengal Club), C. Mustafa (Mohammedan Sporting Club).
Defenders: Arun Ghosh (Railways), Jarnail Singh (Mohun Bagan AC - CAPTAIN), Chandreshwar Prasad (Bengal), Syed Nayeemuddin (Bengal), Altaf Ahmed (East Bengal Club).
Midfielder: Ajoy Kajal Mukherjee (Bengal), Prasanta Sinha (Bengal), A. Fernandez (Maharashtra).
Forwards: Rajendra Mohan (Railways), Ashok Chatterjee (Bengal), Gurkripal Singh (East Bengal Club), P.V. Jankiram (Railways), Arumai Nayagam (Mohun Bagan AC), Parimal Dey (East Bengal Club).
COACH: S. MITRA (Bengal); MANAGER: K. ZIAUDDIN (Maharashtra).
13-Aug-66: India 2-0 Hongkong - Goal: 1-0 Rajendra Mohan, 2-0 Ashok Chatterjee.
17-Aug-66: India 3-0 Japan - Indian Goals: 2xAshok Chatterjee, Arumainayagam
20-Aug-66: India 0-1 Singapore - Goal: 0-1 Andy Yeo.
23-Aug-66: India 1-0 Taiwan (Farmosa) - Goal: 1-0 Arumainayagam.
25-Aug-66: India 1-0 South Vietnam - Goal: 1-0 Arumainayagam.
27-Aug-66: India 1-0 South Korea - Goal: 1-0 Parimal Dey.
India finish third.
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