Vastavam web: Indian football team’s national coach Igor Stimac on Monday released six players from the list of 37 who had assembled for the preparatory camp, which kicked-off on May 21 here in the capital. Vishal Kaith, Germanpreet Singh, Nandha Kumar, Redeem Tlang, Bikramjit Singh, and Sumeet Passi are the ones who have been released ahead of the King’s Cup, to be held in Buriram, Thailand from June 5-8.
“We have released 6 players who are to go back. Each one of them has been given an individual working programme which is to be executed in the future by themselves in an attempt to improve on their fitness, and technical, and tactical abilities,” Stimac, who was a part of Croatia’s 1998 World Cup squad that finished third in France, added. The 51-year-old, who had guided Croatia to World Cup as a coach, said he has informed players as well as the staff about “expectations for the following week”.
“We have accomplished Phase-1 on our working programme. We have had meetings with the staff, players about their work accomplishments till today. We have informed them about expectations for the following week,” the coach revealed.