Five players of Maldives National Team has been omitted from the team and are set to return home tomorrow.
Five players omitted by Coach Petar Segrt are Mohamed Azzam, Mohamed Shamir, Mohamed Saaif, Hassan Raaif Ahmed and Mohamed Umair. Mohamed Umair is one of the most senior players in the current squad and is a former gold medalist of SAFF Championship.
According to reliable sources, these five players will travel back to Maldives on Friday.
National team has been training at Qatar since 6th of August with 27 players.
As final squad for the SAFF Championship would be 20 players, two more players will be excluded from the team. Maldives will travel to Dhaka on 2nd September.
Maldives will kickoff SAFF Championship on 7th September 2018 against Sri Lanka.