The Indian Senior Team at the 1978 Bangkok Asian Games:
Goalkeepers: Bhaskar Ganguly (East Bengal Club), Bhaskar Maity (Bengal), Surjit Singh.
Defenders: Gurdev Singh (East Bengal Club - CAPTAIN), Chinmoy Chatterjee (East Bengal Club), Shyamal Banerjee (Bengal), Compton Dutta (Bengal), Subrata Bhattacharya (Mohun Bagan AC), Nicholas Pereira, D. Shekharan, G.S. Parmar.
Midfielder: Prasun Banerjee (East Bengal Club), Pushparaj Kumar (Karnataka), A. Devraj Doraiswamy (Karnataka), M.M. Jacob, Thomas Fernandes.
Forwards: Xavier Pius, Francis D'Souza, Mohammed Akbar, Harjinder Singh (JCT Mills), Surajit Sengupta (East Bengal Club), Bidesh Bose (Bengal).
COACH: ARUN GHOSH (Bengal); MANAGER: ASHOK GHOSH (Bengal).
12-Dec-78: India 3-0 Bangladesh
14-Dec-78: India 0-1 Malaysia
16-Dec-78: India 1-6 Kuwait
18-Dec-78: India 1-3 North Korea - Indian Goal: Mohammed Akbar.
20-Dec-78: India 0-3 Iraq
India finish fourth with no points from three matches.
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