The Indian Senior Team at the 1973 Merdeka Cup:
TEAM:
Goalkeepers: E.N. Sudhir (Vasco SC), S. Sethumadhavan (Premier Tyres, Kerala).
Defenders: T.K. Chatunni (Vasco SC), George Ambrose (Vasco SC), Nicholas Pereira (Sesa SC), Samson Gunapandian (Tamil Nadu), Pradeep Chowdhury (Maharashtra).
Midfielder: Ramesh Redkar (Vasco SC), S Prasanna (Maharashtra), Manuel Jayaraj (Mysore), Thomas Fernandes (Maharashtra), Doraiswamy Nartaj (Mysore).
Forwards: N. Ulaganathan (Mysore), J Kosalram (Mysore), Inder Singh (Leaders Club, Punjab - CAPTAIN), Bernard Pereira (Vasco SC), Magan Singh (Rajasthan).
COACH: P.K. BANERJEE (Bengal); TECHNICAL DIRECTOR: G.M.H. BASHA (Mysore); MANAGER: K. ZIAUDDIN (Maharashtra).

RESULTS:
Group Allocation Matches
26-Jul-73: India 2-1 South Vietnam - Indian Goals: Magan Singh, Nicholas Pereira.

Group A
29-Aug-73: India 0-0 South Korea - Goals: none.
01-Aug-73: India 3-0 Cambodia - Goals: 1-0 Bernard Pereira, 2-0 Magan Singh, 3-0 N. Ulganathan.
04-Aug-73: India 2-0 Thailand - Goals: 1-0,2-0 Inder Singh.
07-Aug-73: India 0-4 Malaysia - Goals: 0-1 Rahim Abdullah, 0-2 Namat Abdullah, 0-3 Harun Jusoh, 0-4 Mokhtar Dahari.

Fifth-Place Playoff:
10-Aug-73: India 1-1,4-5 South Vietnam (after penalties) - Indian Goal: Prasannan.
India finish sixth.


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