A-26-member preliminary squad for Nehru Cup 2012 was announced by Football Association of Maldives (FAM) on Thursday.
Nehru Cup is scheduled on August 22-September 2 at New Delhi, India.
Nepal, Syria, Cameroon, India and Maldives are participating in the event
Meanwhile, FAM said that the National Team will start their trainings for the Nehru Cup on 15th August 2012.
Maldives will face Nepal in its opening game on August 23.
The selected players are:
Rilwan Waheed (Riley),Shafiu Ahmed (Shafy), Mohamed Shifan (Kudatte), Mohamed Rasheed (Hockey), Akram Abdul Gani, Mohamed Umair, Hassan Adhuham, Ahmed Thorig (Tom), Ahmed Abudlla (Lily), Imran Mohamed, Ibrahim Fazeel (Oppo), Ali Ashfaq (Dhagandey), Mohamed Imran (goalkeeper), Hussein Niyaz Mohamed (Bokury), Ahmed Rasheed (Ammadey), Asadulla Abdulla, Ismail Easa (Messi), Fiarooz Adam Naseer, Faruhad Ismail (Farey), Assadh Ali (Adubarey), Ahmed Nashid (Naatte), Ahmed Imaz (Aakko), Mukhthar Naseer (Twokilo), Mohamed Yaman (goalkeeper), Mohamed Arif (Bakaa), Moosa Yamin
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