Shillong Feb 12: The AIFF has announced probables list for U-23 AFC Championship Qualifiers, 2020 to be held in Uzbekistan from 22nd to 26th March this year and local lad from the state, Samuel Lyngdoh Kynshi has also been included in the list.
Samuel the forward of Shillong Lajong Football Club has been named in the Indian National Team Probable Squad for the AFC U-23 Championship Qualifiers 2020.
The 18 year old youngster who is Meghalaya’s youngest I-League goal scorer is all set to join the Indian National Team preparatory camp in 2 phases in Goa from 2nd to 8th & 16th to 19th March ’19 and an International Friendly match against Qatar U-23 National Team.
India is placed alongside Pakistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan in Group F and the teams will play the AFC U-23 qualifiers in Uzbekistan from 22nd to 26th March.
The AFC U-23 Championship will kick off in the beginning of the year 2020.
The Shillong Lajong Academy product, Samuel is currently playing in the ongoing I-League and is also the joint second highest Indian Goal Scorer of this season with 4 goals.