Massive blow for Blue Tigers as star defender ruled out of Bangladesh tie

GUWAHATI: Sandesh Jhingan has been ruled out of India’s forthcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifier against Bangladesh slated to be played at VYBK in Kolkata on October 15, AIFF announced.

Sandesh who sustained a knee injury in the practice match against North East United FC which ended 1-1 yesterday at Guwahati underwent an MRI this morning and reports indicated that he won’t get fit in time to play against Bangla Tigers.

Earlier, Rahul Bheke, who was part of the 29-man list of probables chosen by head coach Igor Stimac for a preparatory camp, also ruled out due to an injury and could not join the camp in Guwahati.

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