Experienced midfielder Ashad Ali has been given the armband for tomorrow’s Asian Cup 2019 Qualifier against Palestine.
Maldives captain Ali Ashfaq was not included in the squad for the game due to injury while vice captain Imran Mohamed has retired from national team.
Valencia captain Shafiu Ahmed has been named as the vice captain.
Ashad has previously wore armband at club level and in 2015 he lifted Dhivehi League with New Radiant.
Tomorrow’s game will kick off at 2100hrs, local time.