The Indian Senior Team at the Merdeka Cup 2001:
TEAM:
Goalkeepers: 1-Virender Singh (Mahindra United), 20-Sangram Mukherjee (East Bengal Club).
Defenders: Surkumar Singh (Mahindra United), Mahesh Gawli (Churchill Brothers SC), K.V. Dhanesh (Indian Telephone Industries), M. Suresh (Mahindra United), Daljit Singh (JCT Mills).
Midfielders: Jules Alberto (Mahindra United), Khalid Jamil (Mahindra United), Jo Paul Ancheri (East Bengal Club - CAPTAIN), Renedy Singh (Mohun Bagan AC), R.P. Singh (Mohun Bagan AC), Basudeb Mondal (Mohun Bagan AC), Dipankar Roy (East Bengal Club), Hardip Singh Sangha (JCT Mills).
Forwards: I.M. Vijayan (East Bengal Club), Alvito D'Cunha (Salgaocar SC), Abdul Hakkim (State Bank of Travancore), Mohammed Najeeb (Mahindra United), Hardip Singh Gill (JCT Mills).
COACHES: SUKHWINDER SINGH (Punjab); Technical Director: KRISHNAJI RAO (Karnataka); Goalkeeping Coach: BRAHMANAND SHANKWALKAR (Goa).

RESULTS:
Group B

22-Jun-01: India 1-2 Malaysia u-23 - Goals: 0:1 Indra Putra Mahayuddin (46'), 0:2 Mohammed Nizaruddin Yusop (74'), 1:2 Jules Alberto (85').
India: Virender Singh, Surkumar Singh, KV Dhanesh, Mahesh Gawli, Daljit Singh, Jules Alberto, Jo Paul Ancheri (Hardip Singh Sangha), Khalid Jamil (Basudeb Mondal), Renedy Singh, IM Vijayan, Hardip Gill (Alvito D'Cunha).

24-Jun-01: India 0-2 Thailand u-23 - Goals: 0:1 Manit Noyvach (17'), 0:2 Nirut Surasieng (72').
INDIA: Sangram Mukherjee, Sur Kumar Singh, KV Dhannesh, Mahesh Gawli, Daljit Singh, Jules Alberto, Basudeb Mondal (Hardip Singh Sangha), Khalid Jamil, Renedy Singh, IM Vijayan, Hardip Gill (Alvito D'Cunha).

26-Jun-01: India 1-2 Uzbekistan - Goals: 0:1 Hamidullaev Bakhtiyor (19'), 0:2 Berdiev Anvar (33'), 1:2 IM Vijayan (45').
India: Virender Singh, KV Dhanesh, Mahesh Gawli, M Suresh, Daljit Singh, Hardip Singh Sangha, Basudeb Mondal, Khalid Jamil, Dipankar Roy, IM Vijayan, Mohammed Najeeb.
India finish fourth with no points from three matches.


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