AFL Team: Manjeet Cotton XI keen to fare well
Bhupendra Singh Rajpal's Manjeet Cotton XI face a trying time in the AMP Infra Pvt. Ltd presents Lokmat Samachar's AFL, start at the Divisional sports complex on April 3. Manjeet Cotton XI whose players are put through their paces at the PES college of physical Education ground, are been to sporting a little surprises during the mega event.
Shaikh Laeeque Shaikh Ismail who is Icon Player is expected to lead Manjeet Cotton XI . A good half player, Shaikh Laeeque has enough experience to face the rig ours of the tournament.
Manjeet Cotton XI team is filled with players who play in half position. But they are capable of playing in any position depending on the situation. Shakeel Khan Masood Khan and Mohd. Moizuddin Ejaz Md. Fayyazuddin are two very experienced players in their side. Shakeel Khan had played in state level tourney, even as Moizuddin has the experience of playing in All-India tournaments. Team contains also other talented players' like- Kareem Baig, Akram Khan Ibrahim Khan as well as Pathan Feroz and Mirza Fayyaz Mirza Razzaq Baig both are goal keeper of Manjeet Cotton XI, but the former stands a better change of donning the gloves. The 24 years old Irfan Khan, who was the most luxurious player with 300 points during the players auction plays for Azad club and also excelled in state-level meets.
Manjeet Cotton XI's forward line would include Adel Bin Billes Fares Amar, Hashim Md. Gerbrill Mohammed (Both foreign players) and Ajmat Khan Gaffer Khan, who are mainly talented player.
Manjeet Cotton XI also pin hopes on their defenders Syed Sumad Ul Huq, Ajmat Khan Iqubal Khan with Syed Abu Talha Syed Abu Athar.
Meanwhile, Mohsin Nazir who is coach of Manjeet Cotton XI is hopeful of is team doing glowing in the tournament. He said that he has a good team to bank on. He desires his players to play attacking football to unsettle the rivals.