István Urbányi takes charge of under 23’s

National team coach, István Urbányi has charge of the under 23 football team who are training for the SAFF games.

Urbányi has been home in Hungary for a short holiday, but has now returned to the Maldives.

Haveeru reports that Urbányi will confirm the names if the three senior players that are allowed in the squad after he consults his technical team.

According to the Sports ministry, the team is set to go to Malaysia and Thailand on the 18th for further training.


Under 23’s begin preparation for SAFF games

The Maldivian under 23 football squad has started training for the upcoming SAFF games in Bangladesh.

The team is currently being looked after by the assistant coach for the Maldivian national team. He is in charge until head coach István Urbányi returns from a short trip back to Hungary.

According to the rules, only players born after the 1st January 1987 are allowed to participate. However, three senior members are allowed in the team – these three have yet to be announced.