The Indian Senior Team at the 1967 Merdeka Cup:
Peter Thangaraj (East Bengal Club), C. Mustafi (Bengal).
Bidyut Majumdar (Bengal), Chandreshwar Prasad (Mohun Bagan AC), Sye Nayeemuddin (Mohun Bagan AC), Jarnail Singh (Bengal - CAPTAIN), Altaf Ahmed (Bengal), Arun Ghosh (Railways).
Midfielder: M John (Bengal), Ramakrishna (Kerala), M Tirkey (Railways), Kajal Mukherjee (Railways), Marto Gracious (Maharashtra).
Forwards: Inder Singh (Leaders Club, Punjab), Ashok Chatterjee (Bengal), Mohammed Habib (Bengal), Arumai Nayagam (Bengal).
COACH: MOHAMMED HUSSAIN (Maharashtra); MANAGER: N. VITTAL (Tamil Nadu).
10-Aug-67: India 1-1 Thailand - Goals - India: Ashok Chatterjee; Thailand: Preaderm.
1?-Aug-67: India 3-1 Western Australia - Goals - India: 2xInder Singh, Marto Gracias; Western Australia: T. Lawlor.
13-Aug-67: India 4-0 Hong Kong - Goals: 1-0 Ashok Chatterjee, 2-0,3-0,4-0 Marto Gracias.
16-Aug-67: India 0-0 Malaysia - Goals: none.
19-Aug-67: India 0-1 South Vietnam - Goal: 0-1 Phan Doung Cam.
Playoff for fifth to eighth Position:
22-Aug-67: India 1-1 Taiwan (Farmosa) - Goals - India: Inder Singh; Taiwan: Cheung Che Wai.
24-Aug-67: India 0-3 Indonesia
India finish eighth.
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