The Indian Senior Team at the 1997 Kochi Nehru Cup:
TEAM:
Goalkeepers: Hemanta Dora (East Bengal Club), Sumit Mukherjee (East Bengal Club), Feroze Sheriff (State Bank of Travancore).
Defenders: Roberto Fernandes (Salgaocar SC), Franky Baretto (Salgaocar SC), Jiju Jacob (State Bank of Travancore), K. Anson (Kerala), Naushad Moosa (East Bengal Club), Jeevan Moraes (Air-India).
Midfielder: 11-Jo Paul Ancheri (FC Kochin), Bruno Coutinho (Salgaocar SC - CAPTAIN), Carlton Chapman (FC Kochin), Aqueel Ansari (Churchill Brothers SC), Mario Soares (Goa), Amit Das (Bengal).
Forwards: 10-I.M. Vijayan (FC Kochin), 15-Baichung Bhutia (East Bengal Club), Raman Vijayan (FC Kochin), Tausif Jamal (East Bengal Club), Godfrey Perreira (Air-India).
COACH: SYED NAYEEMUDDIN (Bengal); ASSISTANT COACH: GABRIEL JOSEPH (Kerala); MANAGER: ABDUL HAKEEM.

RESULT:
Round Robin League:
01-Apr-97: India 0-0 China
04-Apr-97: India 2-2 Uzbekistan - Indian Goals: I.M. Vijayan, Carlton Chapman.
06-Apr-97: India 0-1 Iraq
08-Apr-97: India 2-2 Ghana - Indian Goals: I.M. Vijayan, Baichung Bhutia.
Semifinal:
10-Apr-97: India 1-1 Iraq - Indian Goal: Carlton Chapman - India loose 4-2 in tie-breaker - Indian Goals: Naushad Moosa, Raman Vijayan.
Third-Place Playoff:
12-Apr-97: India 1-2 China - Indian Goal: Baichung Bhutia


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