The Indian Senior Team at the 2002 World Cup Qualifiers:

RESULTS:
Asia Zone - Round 1 Qualifiers
Group 3

TEAM - MATCH 1:
Goalkeepers: 1-Sangram Mukherjee (East Bengal Club), 21-Naseem Akhtar (Mahindra United).
Defenders: 2-Muttath Suresh (East Bengal Club), 3-Satish Kumar Bharti (Mohammedan Sporting Club), 4-Debjit Ghosh (East Bengal Club), 14-Mahesh Gawli (East Bengal Club), 17-Deepak Kumar Mondal (East Bengal Club).
Midfielders: 5-Climax Lawrence (Salgaocar SC), 6-Shanmugam Venkatesh (Mahindra United), 7-Tomba Singh (Salgaocar SC), 8-Renedy Singh (Mohun Bagan AC), 10-Alvito D'Cunha (East Bengal Club), 11-Jo Paul Ancheri (JCT Mills), 16-Sameer Naik (Dempo SC), 18-Subhas Chakraborty (East Bengal Club), 19-Jatin Singh Bisht (Salgaocar SC).
Forwards: 9-Abhishek Yadav (Mahindra United), 12-Ashim Biswas (Mohun Bagan AC), 15-Baichung Bhutia (East Bengal Club - Captain), 16-Sheikh Sanjeeb (Mohammedan Sporting Club).
COACH: STEPHEN CONSTANTINE (ENGLAND); ASSISTANT COACH: MAURICIO AFONSO (Goa); Goalkeeping Coach: ROGERIO RAMOS DA SOLIO (BRAZIL).

18-Feb-04 - Goa: India 1-0 Singapore - Goal: 1:0 Renedy Singh (49').
INDIA: Sangram Mukherjee; Deepak Kumar Mondal, Debjit Ghosh, Mahesh Gawli; Sameer Naik, Climax Lawrence, Jo Paul Ancheri (24' Shanmugam Venkatesh), Alvito D'Cunha (58' Tomba Singh), Renedy Singh (75' Subhas Chakraborty); Ashim Biswas, Baichung Bhutia [C].
Attendence: 26.000.

TEAM - MATCH 2:
Goalkeepers: 1-Sangram Mukherjee (East Bengal), 21-Prasanta Dora (Mohun Bagan AC).
Defenders: 2-Muttath Suresh (East Bengal Club), 3-Satish Kumar Bharti (Mohammedan Sporting Club), 4-Debjit Ghosh (East Bengal Club), 14-Mahesh Gawli (East Bengal Club), 16-Deepak Kumar Mondal (East Bengal Club).
Midfielders: 5-Climax Lawrence (Salgaocar SC), 6-Shanmugam Venkatesh (Mahindra United), 7-James Lukram Singh (Mahindra United), 8-Renedy Singh (Mohun Bagan AC), 10-Alvito D'Cunha (East Bengal Club), 11-Jo Paul Ancheri (JCT Mills), 18-Jatin Singh Bisht (Salgaocar SC), Krishnan Nair Ajayan (Vasco SC).
Forwards: 9-Abhishek Yadav (Mahindra United), 12-Ashim Biswas (Mohun Bagan AC), 15-Baichung Bhutia (East Bengal Club - Captain).
COACH: STEPHEN CONSTANTINE (ENGLAND); ASSISTANT COACH: MAURICIO AFONSO (Goa); Goalkeeping Coach: ROGERIO RAMOS DA SOLIO (BRAZIL).

31-Mar-04 - Kochi: India 1-5 Oman - Goals: 0-1 Imad Ali Suleiman (11'), 1-1 Renedy Singh (13'), 1-2,1-3 Mohammed Mubarak (26',49'), 1-4,1-5 Badr Mubarak Al Maiman (59',88').
INDIA: Sangram Mukherjee; Muttath Suresh, Debjit Ghosh, Deepak Kumar Mondal (74' Satish Kumar Bharti), Mahesh Gawli; Renedy Singh, James Singh (53' Jatin Singh Bisht), Alvito D'Cunha (34' Shanmugam Venkatesh), Climax Lawrence; Baichung Bhutia [C], Abhishek Yadav.
Attendence: 57.000.

TEAM - MATCH 3:
Goalkeepers: 1-Sangram Mukherjee (East Bengal Club), 21-Prasanta Dora (Mohun Bagan).
Defenders: 2-Habibur Rahman Mondal (Tata Football Academy), 3-Satish Kumar Bharti (Mohammedan Sporting Club), 14-Mahesh Gawli (East Bengal Club), 17-Deepak Kumar Mondal (East Bengal Club), 18-Selwyn Fernandes (Vasco SC), 20-Debabrata Roy (Tata Football Academy).
Midfielders: 4-Gourmangi Moirangtem Singh (Tata Football Academy), 5-Climax Lawrence (Salgaocar SC), 6-Shanmugam Venkatesh (Mahindra United), 8-Renedy Singh (Mohun Bagan AC), 11-Jo Paul Ancheri (JCT Mills), 16-Sameer Naik (Dempo SC), 19-Jatin Singh Bisht (Salgaocar SC).
Forwards: 9-RC Prakesh (Dempo SC), 10-Bijen Singh (East Bengal Club), 12-Ashim Biswas (Mohun Bagan AC), 15-Baichung Bhutia (East Bengal Club - Captain).
COACH: STEPHEN CONSTANTINE (ENGLAND); ASSISTANT COACH: MAURICIO AFONSO (Goa).

09-Jun-04 - Saitama: Japan 7-0 India - Goals: 1-0 Tatsuhiko Kubo (12'), 2-0 Takashi Fukunishi (24'), 3-0 Shunsuke Nakamura (28'), 4-0 Takayuki Suzuki (53'), 5-0,7-0 Yuji Nakazawa (66',78'), 6-0 Mitsuo Ogasawara (68').
INDIA: Sangram Mukherjee; Deepak Kumar Mondal, Habibur Rehman Mondal, Sameer Naik; Renedy Singh, Climax Lawrence (Bijen Singh), Jo Paul Ancheri, Jatin Singh Bisht (Debabrata Roy), Shanmugam Venkatesh; Baichung Bhutia [C], Ashim Biswas (RC Prakash).
Attendence: 63.000.

TEAM - MATCH 4:
Goalkeepers: 1-Sangram Mukherjee (East Bengal Club), 21-Sandip Nandy (East Bengal Club).
Defenders: 2-Habibur Rehman Mondal, 3-Covan Lawrence (Mahindra United), 4-Debjit Ghosh (East Bengal Club - Captain), 14-Mahesh Gawli (Mahindra United), 17-Deepak Kumar Mondal (East Bengal Club), 18-Debabrata Roy (Mahindra United).
Midfielders: 5-Climax Lawrence (East Bengal Club), 6-Shanmugam Venkatesh (Mahindra United), 7-Tomba Singh (Mohun Bagan AC), 8-Renedy Singh (EverReady Association), 11-Jatin Singh Bisht (Mahindra United), 16-Sameer Naik (Dempo SC), 20-Jerry Zirsanga (Mohun Bagan AC), Gouramangi Moirangtem Singh (Mohun Bagan AC).
Forwards: 9-Abhishek Yadav (Mahindra United), 10-Bijen Singh (East Bengal Club), 19-RC Prakesh (Dempo SC).

08-Sep-04 - Calcutta: India - Japan
INDIA: Sandeep Nandy; Debjit Ghosh, Mahesh Gawli, Deepak Mondal; Sameer Naik, Climax Lawrence, Shanmugam Venkatesh, Renedy Singh (62' Debabrata Roy), Jatin Singh Bisht (75' Tomba Singh); Abhishek Yadav, RC Prakash (78' Bijen Singh).
Attendence: 90.000.

TEAM - MATCH 5:
Goalkeepers: 1-Sandip Nandy (Mahindra United), 22-Sangram Mukherjee (East Bengal Club).
Defenders: 2-Habibur Rehman Mondal (East Bengal Club), 3-Vinu Jose (Vasco SC), 4-Gurjinder Singh (Tata Football Academy), 5-Debabrata Roy (Mahindra United), 14-Mahesh Gawli (Mahindra United), 17-Deepak Kumar Mondal (East Bengal Club).
Midfielders: 6-Shanmugam Venkatesh (Mahindra United - Captain), 8-Renedy Singh (EverReady Association), 10-Alvito D'Cunha (East Bengal Club), 16-Rocus Lamare (Salgaocar SC), 20-Gouramangi Moirangtem Singh (Mohun Bagan AC), 23-Jerry Zirsanga (Mohun Bagan AC), Malswama (Mohun Bagan AC)
Forwards: 9-Abhishek Yadav (Mahindra United), 15-Vimal Pariyar (Tata Football Academy), 18-Syed Rahim Nabi (East Bengal Club), 19-RC Prakesh (Dempo SC), Marlanki Sutang (Fransa FC).

13-Oct-04 - Singapore: Singapore - India
INDIA: Sandip Nandy; Vinu Jose (38' Rocus Lamare), Mahesh Gawli, Deepak Kumar Mondal, Habibur Rehman Mondal (72' Syed Rahim Nabi), Debabrata Roy; Jerry Zirsanga, Shanmugam Venkatesh [C], Renedy Singh, RC Prakash, Alvito D'Cunha (63' Gurjinder Singh)
Attendence: 3.609.

TEAM - MATCH 6:
Goalkeepers: 1-Sangram Mukherjee (East Bengal Club), 22-Prasanta Dora (Mohun Bagan AC).
Defenders: 2-Habibur Rehman Mondal (East Bengal Club), 3-Vinu Jose (Vasco SC), 4-Gurjinder Singh (Tata Football Academy), 16-Sameer Naik (Dempo SC).
Midfielders: 5-Climax Lawrence (East Bengal Club - Captain), 7-Tomba Singh (Mohun Bagan AC), 10-Alvito D'Cunha (East Bengal Club), 11-Jatin Singh Bisht (Mahindra United), 13-Debabrata Roy (Mahindra United), 14-Jerry Zirsanga (Mohun Bagan AC), 17-Syed Rahim Nabi (East Bengal Club), 19-Rocus Lamare (Salgaocar SC).
Forwards: 9-Abhishek Yadav (Mahindra United), 12-Ashim Biswas (Mohun Bagan AC), 18-Vimal Periyar (Tata Football Academy).
COACH: STEPHEN CONSTANTINE (ENGLAND); MANAGER: RAJINDER GUPTA (Himachal Pradesh); DOCTOR: Dr. MANAB BHATTACHARYA (Bengal).

17-Nov-04 - Muscat: Oman 0-0 India - Goals: none.
INDIA: Sangram Mukherjee, Vinu Jose, Habibur Rehman Mondal, Sameer Naik, Syed Rahim Nabi, Tomba Singh (Jerry Zirsanga), Climax Lawrence, Jatin Singh Bisht (Rocus Lamare), Debabrata Roy, Abhishek Yadav, Ashim Biswas (Alvito D'Cunha).
Attendence: 2.000.

India finish third with four points from six matches


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