The Indian Senior Team at the 1976 Merdeka Cup:
Goalkeepers: Brahamanand Shankwalkar (Goa), Sunderashan (Karnataka).
Defenders: Gurdev Singh (Punjab), Jagir Singh (Punjab), CC Jacob (Kerala), Swaddin Dekaraja (Assam), Mohan Kumar (Karnataka).
Midfielder: A. Devraj Doraiswamy (Karnataka), Sukhvinder Singh (Punjab), Parminder Singh (Punjab), MM Jacob (Kerala), Kabui(Nagaland), Mohammed Matin (Andhra Pradesh).
Forwards: Shabbir Ali (Bengal), Harjinder Singh (JCT Mills), Manjit Singh (Punjab Police), Bimal Das(Railways), Subramanian (Tamil Nadu), Koshy Abraham (Tamil Nadu).
COACH: JARNAIL SINGH (Punjab); MANAGER: NELSON ISAACS (Tamil Nadu).
08-Aug-76: India 1-5 Japan - Goals - India: A. Devraj Doraiswamy; Japan: Kunishige Kamamoto, Goshikazu Nagai, 2xOkedura, Hiroji Imaura.
10-Aug-76: India 1-5 Malaysia
11-Aug-76: India 2-6 Thailand - Goals - India: Manjit Singh, Shabbir Ali; Thailand: 2xWeeryudh Sawesdi, Kitichai, Miwat Sriswat, 2xWitaya Lonakhul.
13-Aug-76: India 2-2 Burma - Goals - India: Harjinder Singh, Manjit Singh; Burma: Maung Win, Maung Kyi Lon.
14-Aug-76: India 3-1 Indonesia - Indian Goals: 3xShabbir Ali (7',33',35').
16-Aug-76: India 0-8 South Korea - Goals: 3xBum Kun Cha, 2xPerk Sang In, Kim Jin Kok, Park Young Joo, Kim Ho Kon.
India finish sixth.
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