The Indian Senior Team at the 1970 Merdeka Cup:
TEAM:
Goalkeepers: C Mustafa (Maharashtra), Kuppuswami Sampath (MEG, Bangalore).
Defenders: Syed Nayeemuddin (East Bengal Club - CAPTAIN), Sudhir Karmakar ((East Bengal Club), Chandreshwar Prasad (Mohun Bagan AC), Ashoklal Banerjee (Bengal), Shivdas (Maharashtra), Prabhakar (Mysore).
Midfielder: Ranjit Thapa (Maharashtra), Doraiswamy Nataraj (Mysore), Nirmal Sengupta (Bengal).
Forwards: Mohammed Habib (East Bengal Club), Shyam Thapa (East Bengal Club), Subhas Bhowmick (Mohun Bagan AC), Magan Singh (Rajasthan), Inder Singh (Punjab), Amar Bahadur (Mafatlal, Bombay).
COACH: G.M.H. BASHA (Mysore); MANAGER: K. ZIAUDDIN (Maharashtra).

RESULTS:
Group A
31-Jul-70: India 2-1 South Vietnam - Goals - Indian: Subhas Bhowmick, Mohammed Habib; South Vietnam: Nguyen Van Xe.
03-Aug-70: India 0-1 Taiwan (Farmosa) - Goal: 0-1 Ho San Wah.
06-Aug-70: India 0-2 Burma - Goals: 0-1,0-2 Win Maung.
08-Aug-70: India 3-1 Malaysia - Goals - Indian: Shyam Thapa, Syed Nayeemuddin, Ranjit Thapa; Malaysia: Wong Choon Wah.
??-???-70: India 2-0 Western Australia - Goals: 1-0,2-0 Magan Singh.
Semifinal:
12-Aug-70: India 2-3 South Korea - Goals - India: Subhas Bhowmick, Mohammed Habib; South Korea: Chung Kang Ji, Park Yi Chung, Lee Hae Taik.
Third-Place Playoff:
15-Aug-70: India 3-2 Hongkong - Indian Goals: 2xMagan Singh, Mohammed Habeeb.
India finish third.


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