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Rodrigues replaces injured Jhingan

Posted on Feb 23, 07:16PM | IANS

New Delhi, Feb 23 : United Sikkim Football Club defender Sandesh Jhingan has been released from the ongoing national camp in Pune and will be replaced by Dempo SC defender Rowilson Rodrigues.

Jhingan sustained a groin injury during a training session at the national team's preparatory camp for the forthcoming AFC Challenge Cup 2014 (Qualifiers). Rodrigues will join the camp Saturday.

India are scheduled to play their first match against Chinese Taipei March 2 followed by matches against Guam and hosts Myanmar March 4 and 6, respectively.